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Boarding Overview:
An Unparalleled Boarding School Experience in New York City

Located in Manhattan's most historic district and home to New York City's only boarding program, Léman Manhattan Preparatory School provides students with a rigorous academic program in the most dynamic, international educational setting in the world.

In this unique urban boarding school community, Léman students are enriched by NYC's tremendous cultural resources, where a new learning opportunity exists at every turn. Léman students graduate as engaged global citizens, ready for success at top universities and beyond in our increasingly borderless world.

Global Learning Community

Léman attracts talented students from all over the world to be part of a one-of-a-kind global high school experience that prepares them for today's increasingly borderless world. Students engage in open discourse with others who offer different perspectives and enrich our community. Residential students are fully integrated into the daily life of the Léman experience, collaborating with day students in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in myriad activities and school initiatives. Léman students graduate as knowledgeable, principled leaders with a global perspective on the world.

Luxury Student Accommodations

Léman students live in modern apartments located at 37 Wall Street, an impressive Art Deco residential building a short walk from the academic campus, and convenient to the city's major transportation lines and attractions. Each suite is complete with its own kitchen, bathroom, study area, Wi-Fi, and hi-tech security system. Students enjoy amenities such as concierge laundry, cleaning services, and three chef-prepared meals a day. Our dedicated and experienced residential counselors care for the everyday life of boarding students, and ensure they have the resources they need to thrive academically and socially.

Academic Rigor

As a school committed to preparing students to be confdent, critical thinkers, Léman ofers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. Long considered the gold standard in college preparatory coursework, the IB is an academically challenging, in-depth, creative curriculum that prepares students for success in university life and beyond. IB students are much more likely to be enrolled at top higher education institutions than entrants holding other qualifcations. With a long-standing reputation for academic achievement, the IB is recognized and respected by top colleges worldwide.

City as Classroom

With two state-of-the-art campuses in the heart of NYC's Financial District, Léman is located in a secure, residential neighborhood. With historic landmarks including the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall steps away, coupled with the world's finest museums such as MoMA and the Guggenheim easily accessible by subway, Léman students take full advantage of the city's endless cultural resources. Students gain real-world experience with internships, externships, and in-residence programs at esteemed institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Juilliard Pre-College Division. Enriching weekend activities include Broadway shows, NBA games, Central Park tours, fitness at New York Athletic Club, excursions to destination neighborhoods such as Soho and Fifth Avenue, movie nights, and exploring Manhattan's world-renowned restaurants.

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