Léman will be open for the 2020-21 school year starting on Wednesday, September 9. 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, our 2021-22 application is now open and our Fall Tour season will begin in early September. Upcoming tour dates are listed on our Ravenna page. Reservations are required. Contact our Admissions Team to inquire about admission to Léman. [Updated September 1, 2020]

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About Léman

About Léman Manhattan:
New York City's Most Dynamic Learning Community

Located in Manhattan's most historic neighborhood, Léman Manhattan provides students with a rigorous academic program in the most dynamic, international education setting in the world. We are home to students ranging from 16 months old to grade 12, and New York City's only boarding program.

Léman offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, recognized as the gold standard in college preparatory curriculum, and highly respected by top universities worldwide. Léman graduates are engaged global citizens and confident leaders with a sense of purpose.

Strategic Plan

Léman’s Five Year Strategic Plan outlines our key institutional goals and vision for the future that support our mission of delivering a rigorous education in a global context.

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History & Tradition

As one of the first ongoing, independent schools to serve Lower Manhattan, Léman has a long-standing history as a neighborhood school with a global perspective. Our beloved traditions reflect our vibrant student body and our location among NYC's most culturally-rich landmarks.

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International Baccalaureate World School

Recognized as the gold standard in college preparatory curriculum, the International Baccalaureate (IB) nurtures inquiry and curiosity, while building knowledge across a range of disciplines. IB students are highly sought after by selective colleges and universities.

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Leadership & Faculty

Our team is an accomplished group of educators committed to each student's success. More than 80% of Léman faculty hold advanced degrees and credentials in their fields.

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Léman Community Association

The Léman community is comprised of engaged parents who support the school through events, volunteering, and fundraising. The LCA, our non-profit parent organization, spearheads community-building activities that enrich the experiences of Léman students, parents and faculty.

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Welcome From the Head of School

Hear from our Head of School Maria Castelluccio, a 30-year administrator and mother of four children, about how our academic program builds the next generation of independent thinkers and principled global citizens.

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Our Campuses

Léman is located in New York City's most historic neighborhood and fastest-growing residential area, the Financial District. Just steps from landmarks including the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall, and only a short walk from family destinations such as Brookfield Place and the South Street Seaport, Léman is situated at the crossroads of American history and 21st century culture and innovation.

Our proximity to Lower Manhattan's tremendous cultural resources extends learning beyond the classroom. Our campuses, housed in two historic buildings, offer unrivaled facilities with world-class academic, athletics, arts, performance, and culinary spaces.

Recent News

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September 11, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year

We kicked off the 2020-2021 school year with great excitement this week! From first day of school arrivals to Opening Ceremonies, it is certain to be an engaging and productive school year for all!

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September 02, 2020

Léman Class of 2020 Achieves over 90% IB Diploma Pass Rate

We are proud to share that the Léman class of 2020 achieved an outstanding 90.2% pass rate for the May 2020 IB assessment session, the highest pass rate among Léman’s five IB Diploma cohorts.

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July 13, 2020

Announcing Léman Manhattan's Antiracism Action Plan

This plan outlines the initiatives Léman is taking to fully live up to our mission of being an antiracist school that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and provides students with a learning environment that enables activism and social justice.

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Recent Press

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April 22, 2020 / Fox News

Maria Castelluccio: After coronavirus, this is how schools must adapt to their students' needs

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January 21, 2020 / NYMetroParents.com

Léman Preparatory School Hosts Panel on Student Mental Health

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December 20, 2019 / PIX11 News

Léman Singers Perform on PIX11 News

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