Léman will be open for the 2020-21 school year starting on Wednesday, September 9. For families enrolled for the 2020-21 school year, please refer to our reopening PowerSchool microsite for the most up-to-date information on your child's program. For prospective families, our 2021-22 application is now open and our Fall Tour season will begin in early September. Upcoming tour dates are listed on our Ravenna page. Reservations are required. Contact our Admissions Team to inquire about admission to Léman. [Updated September 1, 2020]

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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
16 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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October 23, 2020

Faculty Profile: Jessica McCormack, World Language Department Chair and Upper School French Teacher

We sat down with World Language Department Chair and Upper School French Teacher Jessica McCormack to learn more about her path to Léman and why she thinks being multilingual changes the way we think and open ups doors in students' careers and lives. You can read her entire faculty profile here.

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October 16, 2020

Join Us for the 6th Annual Léman Halloween Bash

Halloween 2020 lives on at Léman - socially distanced, safe and still tons of fun!

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October 09, 2020

11th and 12th Graders Explore Over 80 Colleges During Admissions Rep Visits

Each year, our Office of College Counseling invites admissions officers from both domestic and international colleges and universities to meet with our 11th and 12th-grade students.

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