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Each student,
future prepared.

Located in the heart of Lower Manhattan, Léman is an IB World School that prepares students ages 12 months through grade 12 to be confident leaders and global citizens with a sense of purpose.

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Located in the heart of New York City's most historic district, Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is a co-educational independent learning community and International Baccalaureate World School committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers.

Léman at a Glance

Serving students from
12 months-12th Grade



Only Boarding Program
in New York City


average class


of faculty have
advanced degrees


athletic teams


of students live in lower Manhattan


of graduates are accepted to highly selective colleges *

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May 20, 2022

Senior Spotlight: Nia Lwanga '22 University of Southern California

Congratulations to senior Nia Lwanga who will be enrolling at University of Southern California in the fall! Nia reflects on her time at Léman, her experience as an IB Diploma candidate, and the college admissions process in her Senior Spotlight.

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May 20, 2022

Upper School Observes Mental Health Awareness Month With Workshops and Guest Speakers

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Léman Counseling Office provided opportunities for Middle and High School students to participate in special advisory lessons and presentations from guest speakers.

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May 05, 2022

Senior Spotlight: Aru Shabdarbayeva '22, Boston University

Congratulations to senior Aru Shabdarbayeva who will be enrolling at Boston University in the fall. Aru reflects on her time at Léman in her senior spotlight.

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