The 2022-2023 application is open! Apply now or sign up for a fall tour. For the 2021-2022 school year, Léman will offer full-time, in-person learning for all students ages 12 months to 12th grade. Limited spots remain. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please contact the admissions office to inquire. Léman makes independent school accessible to a wide range of families through a robust financial aid program. We look forward to working with your family. (August 16, 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 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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September 23, 2021

Welcome, Luz Garcelon, Director of IB Programming

Welcome to Luz Garcelon, Director of IB Programming. Ms. Garcelon joins us from United Nations International School (UNIS), where she served as the IB Diploma Coordinator since 2015.

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September 23, 2021

Lara Sweeney '21 Achieves Impressive IB Diploma Score

Congratulations to Lara Sweeney, a member of the class of 2021, who received a 43 point IB score, the highest score in Léman history, and an achievement only awarded to 3.2% of the students worldwide who participate in the IB Diploma Programme tests.

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September 23, 2021

High School Science Students Awarded Prestigious Internships

Last summer, three top Léman High School science students were selected to participate in prestigious internships at elite institutions.

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