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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September 11, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year

We kicked off the 2020-2021 school year with great excitement this week! From first day of school arrivals to Opening Ceremonies, it is certain to be an engaging and productive school year for all!

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September 02, 2020

Léman Class of 2020 Achieves over 90% IB Diploma Pass Rate

We are proud to share that the Léman class of 2020 achieved an outstanding 90.2% pass rate for the May 2020 IB assessment session, the highest pass rate among Léman’s five IB Diploma cohorts.

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July 13, 2020

Announcing Léman Manhattan's Antiracism Action Plan

This plan outlines the initiatives Léman is taking to fully live up to our mission of being an antiracist school that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and provides students with a learning environment that enables activism and social justice.

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