With the safety and well-being of our community our top priority, Léman's campuses are closed for the summer of 2020. 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, please email admissions@lemanmanhattan.org to inquire about admission to Léman. [Updated July 13, 2020]

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About Léman

Morris Street Campus

Housed in the historic Cunard Building, Léman's state-of-the-art Upper School campus is located at 1 Morris Street — steps from the iconic Wall Street Bull and just three blocks from our Broad Street Campus. Constructed in 1921 as the ticket office of the Cunard Passenger Ship Line, this vast limestone building was designated a historic landmark in 1995.

Light-filled classrooms at the Morris Street Campus offer our students stunning 360 degree views of New York Harbor, the city and the Statue of Liberty. This incredible facility also features a research library, art and music studios, multiple technology labs, a café and athletic facilities including a 25-yard pool, full-size gymnasium and fully-equipped fitness center.

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Our Upper School, serving students from 6th-12th grade, is housed in the landmarked Cunard Building at 1 Morris Street. Steps from the Wall Street Bull and Battery Park, the historic building is updated with state-of-the-art resources and technology, making it an ideal space for learning.

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SMART Classrooms

Léman’s light-filled classrooms are equipped with state-of-the art technology to support students’ academic success.

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Technology Lab

Equipped with the latest software, learning resources, and 3D printers, our Technology Lab is a dedicated space for instruction in subject areas including computer science, digital music and digital design.

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Science Labs

Léman students utilize the equipment and technology in our multiple Science Labs to develop the mindset and skills needed to succeed in our varied science curriculum.

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Library

Our Upper School Library is home to an extensive collection of print resources, including fiction and nonfiction titles, ebooks and resource databases. Our ALA accredited librarians work with students to build research and writing skills needed for high-level IB coursework.

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Music and Practice Rooms

Dedicated music rooms support varied band, chorus and digital music offerings in the Upper School.

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Art Studios

Our light-filled Art Studios are equipped with extensive materials to support and inspire young artists as they explore different media in a variety of disciplines.

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Art Gallery

The Morris Art Gallery is a multi-purpose space, ideal for art exhibitions, community gatherings, seminars and special events.

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Theatre

The entire Léman community utilizes the 400-seat Morris Theatre for multiple theatrical productions, concerts, assemblies, guest lectures and classroom instruction.

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Aquatics Center

Our competition-sized indoor pool is not only used for ongoing swim instruction by dedicated Aquatics faculty, but also practices and meets for our multiple competitive swim teams.

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Gymnasium and Fitness Center

Our Gymnasium and Fitness Center are utilized for physical conditioning and education, as well as athletic practices and games.

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Café

Students gather each day in the Morris Café for a healthy, nourishing lunch prepared by our team of professional chefs.

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Commodore's Room

With beautiful views of the New York Harbor, the historic Commodore’s Room is used as a venue for meetings, seminars and community events.

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SMART Classrooms

As an IB World School, Léman's classrooms are enhanced with the latest SMART technology including computers, specialized software, audience response technology, networking, and audio/visual capabilities to support the academically rigorous curriculum.

Technology Lab

Technology is an essential part of a student's life at Léman and is integrated throughout the curriculum to support students' path to digital responsibility and global citizenship. A range of computer science courses as well as mixed media, digital design, and digital music classes are offered in our state-of-the-art Technology Lab.

Science Labs

Equipped with the latest technologies, Léman's science labs are optimized to help students develop an analytical mindset through inquiry, one of the traits of an IB learner. The science curriculum builds towards the application of skills to practical laboratory work in the IB Diploma Programme in subjects including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

Library

The Léman library is not only home to a wide assortment of fiction and nonfiction titles, but also the latest technology and digital resources. Our librarians, who hold ALA accredited Master's degrees in Library & Information Sciences, collaborate with other faculty to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need during the research process for their IB Extended Essays, one of the core components of the IB Diploma Programme.

Music and Practice Rooms

Band and Chorus classes are offered in dedicated rehearsal rooms with sweeping views of the Hudson River. Private lessons through the Léman Conservatory Program are conducted in practice rooms where students hone their individual skills.

Art Studios

Inspired by views overlooking New York Harbor, Léman art studios offer our students the space and tools they need to work in a variety of disciplines including painting, ceramics, mixed media, digital design, and fashion design. Participating students can actively explore their creative imaginations through the IB Visual Arts Course.

Art Gallery

Overlooking the New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty, the light-filled Art Gallery is home to student exhibitions, such as the IB Visual Arts Show, sessions with special guest lecturers, and community building gatherings.

Theater

This 400-seat performance venue is home to the school's many theatrical productions and a variety of band and choral concerts. Léman students are privileged to work with world-class professionals affiliated with Broadway, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, partnerships coordinated by our esteemed Fine Arts Department.

Aquatics Center

Under the expert guidance of Léman's Aquatics faculty, comprised of former collegiate and professional swimmers, students challenge themselves to reach their personal best in our competition-sized pool. The Aquatics Center is home to our competitive swim teams as well ongoing physical education instruction.

Gymnasium and Fitness Center

Students are encouraged to build athletic skill in a variety of fitness courses and 45 competitive athletic teams, including our League Champion Basketball and Volleyball teams. In our fully-equipped fitness center, students demonstrate their commitment to physical conditioning and personal health and well-being.

Café

Léman's staff of professional chefs inspire healthy eating and a love of international food through our unique culinary program. Students gather with their classmates each day in the Morris café for socializing and a palate-expanding meal. Boarding students are also served breakfast and dinner in the café.

Commodore's Room

With spectacular views of the New York Harbor and surrounding downtown buildings, the Commodore's Room played host to visiting ship captains in the building's original life as home to Cunard Shipping. The space is now used as a meeting room and event venue for students, faculty, and community members.

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