2023-2024 Admissions: Limited spots are available for the 2023-2024 school year! Léman is accepting applications for Explorers (12-24 months) to Grade 12. Mid-year start is also available.

2024-2025 Admissions: Next year's application is open! To learn more about Léman, join us for a Fall admissions tour. Registration is required on Ravenna.

Submit your application on Ravenna or contact our Admissions Team at any time.

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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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October 19, 2023

Juniors Consider How Inequity Impacts Visual Narratives

To expand on the work they’ve done so far in class, IB Language & Literature students visited NYU’s Center for Black Visual Culture to view its “Rest is Power” exhibit on Friday, October 13th.

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October 19, 2023

Students Explore Their Senses at the GrowNYC Teaching Garden

Aspiring kindergarten and first grade scientists visited the GrowNYC Teaching Garden to explore the importance of the five senses in scientific exploration, advancement, and inquiry.

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October 16, 2023

Léman Celebrates Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

September 15th-October 15th marked Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, a time that calls us all to celebrate and build more awareness of the history, culture, and contributions of the Hispanic/Latinx community throughout time. Read on to learn more about how Léman acknowledged this commemorative time.

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