Léman is open for the 2020-21 school year, offering in-person, hybrid and fully online instruction. We invite prospective families to learn about Léman through a Virtual Admissions Tour. While the Admissions Priority Deadline of Dec 1 for Kindergarten, 6th and 9th grade has passed, Léman continues to accept applications on a rolling basis. Please contact the admissions office if you are interested in applying for those grades. Spots in other grades are filled on a space-available basis. Create an account on Ravenna to make tour reservations or apply. [December 16, 2020]

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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 16 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
16 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, 2021

Faculty Profile: Ursula Amatrudo, PreK 3 Head Teacher

We continue our series of Faculty Profiles with PreK 3 Head Teacher Ursula Amatrudo. We sat down with Ms. Amatrudo to learn more about her path to Léman and how she feels that a play-based classroom helps children build confidence, independence, and social-emotional skills.

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January 07, 2021

IB Math Students Problem Solve Real-World Situations in Unit on Voronoi Diagrams

IB Mathematics Analysis and Approaches students focus on study of Voronoi Diagrams

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January 04, 2021

Students Foster Inclusivity and Forge New Bonds at Second Annual "One Book, One Léman" Book Day

On Wednesday, December 2nd, Léman's entire Upper School participated in Book Day, a day-long series of workshops and lectures based on Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah.

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