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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Lower School Grades 1-5
Application Process

We welcome your interest in grades 1-5 of Léman's Lower School housed at our Broad Street Campus. Léman's Lower School is a vibrant, joyful place with a curriculum focused on educating the whole child and developing strong critical thinking skills. We offer a diverse program that encourages students to reach their academic, social and emotional potential in a challenging yet nurturing environment that embraces family, community and citizenship.

Léman Manhattan maintains a limited number of placements for the 2020-21 academic year. Please contact a member of the admissions team with any questions. The application for 2021-22 will be available in late August.

Step 1

Create an online application.

Complete the online application process and submit the processing fee. Léman Manhattan uses the InfoSnap system for our application process. If you do not have an account, please create one.

Step 2

Submit all required forms.

Complete and submit the following forms. Be sure to get them to us by the application deadline date.

Parent Authorization for Release of Records Form

For grade 1:
School Recommendation Form for Kindergarten and Grade 1 Applicants

or for grade 2 through 5:
Confidential Teacher Recommendation Form for Grade 2 Through 5 Applicants

Step 3

Visit our campus.

Attend one of our open houses or have a campus tour. We offer our open houses and campus tours throughout the school year. Open houses usually occur on weekday evenings. Campus tours are held during the day. You can schedule your open house or campus tour or get more information on our Visit Léman Manhattan page.

Step 4

Have an interview.

Upon receipt of the required forms, our admissions office will contact you to schedule the applicant and parent interviews. Students applying for Grades 1-5 will be assessed through a personal interview and classroom visit.

Step 5

Register for admission testing. (Grades 2 through 5 only)

When registering for admission testing indicate Léman Manhattan Preparatory School as a recipient of the test scores.

Applicants for grades 2 through 4 are required to take the ECAA administered by the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) (school code: 336630).

Applicants for grade 5 must take either the ISEE administered by the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) (school code: 336630) or the SSAT (school code: 4572).



Please be sure to get all your application process steps to before their deadlines. Please review our Timelines page for more information on application deadlines, notification dates, and parent reply dates.



Completed admissions applications are reviewed by the admissions committee and notifications made on a continuous, space available basis. Please review our Timelines page for more information on application deadlines, notification dates, and parent reply dates.


Financial Aid

Submit financial aid information to School and Student Services (school code: 4242). For more information, please visit our Tuition & Financial Aid page.


We're here to help.

Don't worry. We're here to help! Our goal is to make your experience with the admissions process a pleasant one. Please contact a member of the admissions team or call 212-232-0266 with any questions, or to schedule a visit to Léman Manhattan.

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