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 Admissions Tour. Applications for Grades K, 6 and 9 are due by December 1, 2020. Spots in other grades are filled on a space-available basis. Create an account on Ravenna to make tour reservations or apply. [November 19, 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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November 19, 2020

Faculty Profile: CJ Lee, PreK 4 Head Teacher

We continue our series of Faculty Profiles with PreK 4 Head Teacher CJ Lee. We sat down with Ms. Lee to learn more about her path to Léman and how she feels that PreK 4 is the ideal time to introduce children to new ways of thinking to prepare them for future success at Léman.

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November 12, 2020

Lower School Goes to the Polls, Electing the Newest Members of the Lower School Student Council

Join us in congratulating the newest members of our Lower School Student Council.

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November 06, 2020

Faculty Profile: Michael Johnson, Upper School Social Studies Teacher

We sat down with Upper School Social Studies Teacher Michael Johnson to learn more about his path to Léman and why he thinks teaching social studies and history is not only about facts, but also building foundational skills that students can use across all disciplines in High School and beyond.

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