Léman is open for the 2020-21 school year, offering in-person, hybrid and fully online instruction. We invite prospective families to learn about Léman through a Virtual or In-Person Admissions Tour. Léman is committed to making independent school accessible to a wide range of families through a robust financial aid program. Tuition assistance is available and we encourage you to speak with our admissions team. While the Admissions Priority Deadline of Dec 1 for Kindergarten, 6th and 9th grade has passed, Léman continues to accept applications on a rolling basis. Please contact the admissions office if you are interested in applying for those grades. Spots in other grades are filled on a space-available basis. Create an account on Ravenna to make tour reservations or apply. [March 19, 2021]

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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 16 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

70+

nationalities
represented

Only Boarding Program
in New York City

18

students
average class
size

80%

of faculty have
advanced degrees

45

competitive
athletic teams

50%

of students live in lower Manhattan

80%

of graduates are accepted to highly selective colleges *

International
Baccalaureate
World School

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April 12, 2021

Head of School Maria Castelluccio Quoted in Our Town, Downtown

Head of School Maria Castelluccio was recently quoted in an article in Our Town Downtown newspaper titled "A Year Later, How Are Independent Schools Doing?"

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April 08, 2021

Senior Spotlight: Ai Omae, Johns Hopkins University

Congratulations to senior Ai Omae who will enroll at Johns Hopkins University in the fall. Ai reflects on her time at Léman and the college admissions process in her senior spotlight.

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March 11, 2021

Faculty Profile: Layla El Heilani, IB French Teacher

IB French Teacher Layla El Heilani tells us about her path to Léman and how she feels the IB helps students explore their own identities and the world around them.

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