The 2022-2023 application is open! Apply now or sign up for a tour. For the 2021-2022 school year, Léman is offering 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. (Updated January 6, 2022)

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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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January 13, 2022

Faculty Profile, Samantha Hansen Early Childhood & Lower School Visual Art Teacher

This week, we sat down with Early Childhood and Lower School Visual Art Teacher Sam Hansen who told us about her path to Léman and why she feels that arts education teaches students important skills for their future careers.

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January 13, 2022

Léman Students Work with the Office of College Counseling on the College Application Process

Members of the Class of 2022 have been accepted to Harvard University, Duke University, Cornell University, Rice University, New York University, Villanova University, and more!

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December 10, 2021

Léman High School Students and Faculty Expand Horizons at Leadership Conferences

Léman students and faculty recently attended the NAIS People of Color Conference and the Student Diversity Leadership Conference.

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