Overview and Benefits

As the first school in New York City to offer a 5-day and full-time high school boarding program to students from across the U.S. and abroad, Léman Manhattan Preparatory School offers an unparalleled educational experience.

Part of an international network of schools, Léman’s curriculum places a great emphasis on global collaboration and the development of critical thinking. Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering the Diploma Programme.

Our Location

Located in two state-of-the-art campuses on Broad Street and Morris Street, Léman Manhattan is a vital part of Lower Manhattan. The school will continue to draw a diverse student body from New York City, while also attracting international students who recognize the value of studying at a top school in the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

Our Global Community's Objective

Léman Manhattan’s goal is to bring to campus motivated and talented students from around the world who can grow and succeed in its unique global community.

As the only boarding school in Manhattan, Léman offers a distinctive opportunity to live, learn and have fun in a safe and enriching urban environment.

Léman Manhattan boarding students enjoy an unparalleled experience both in and out of school, their days filled with stimulating classes and opportunities to make new friends, and their evenings and weekends filled with a wide array of academic, social, and cultural activities around the city.

Program Benefits

Some of the many benefits of our program include:

  • A highly personalized education
  • A focus on academic and social growth for each child
  • Lifelong friendships with students from around the world
  • A comprehensive college counseling program
  • Access to NYC's tremendous cultural resources
  • Dedicating, caring residential life staff

Our World Class Teachers

Our teachers take a personal interest in each student and help them adjust to life at an American school and New York City. Our teachers are focused on continuous growth and a superior education.

They incorporate a Personal Learning Plan (PLP) that identifies individual student’s strengths and opportunities for growth and is based upon classroom observation, individual performance, student portfolios and CTP-4 test results. In certain cases when a student is proficient in English, he or she may be advanced to the next level.

With the help of a college counseling process that begins as early as Grade 6, students from Léman have been accepted to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and around the world.

Summer English Academy

The Léman Summer English Academy provides students with a rich, hands-on curricular experience designed to develop English language proficiency through engaging in authentic, meaningful activities using New York City as a learning lab. Located in the heart of New York City, this unique urban boarding setting provides students with opportunities to take advantage of the city’s tremendous cultural experiences while Léman Manhattan Preparatory School’s expert English language faculty help students grow their language skills in a collaborative environment that prepares them for them for success in the coming academic year. 

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Please see our How To Apply page or Request More Information page if you would like more information on our boarding program.

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  • 212-232-0266
  • Fax
  • 212-232-0284
  • Lower School
  • 41 Broad St
  • New York, NY 10004
  • USA
  • Upper School
  • 1 Morris St
  • New York, NY 10004
  • USA

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