Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers world-class academic excellence and an unparalleled learning experience that inspires for a lifetime. Through our internationally focused curriculum and experienced teaching staff, Léman prepares students to become engaged citizens of the world, ready for success at their top-choice universities and beyond. Léman Manhattan is one of four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and the first to offer full boarding services.

Our two state-of-the-art campuses offer students a one-school philosophy with many shared events. With both schools housed in historic buildings comprising nearly 400,000 square feet of real estate, Léman Manhattan offers unrivaled facilities with world-class academic, athletic, arts, performance, and culinary spaces.

The classroom experience at Léman extends beyond the walls of our facilities. Students take advantage of local cultural resources that complement curriculum instruction, and our strong partnerships with downtown organizations and associations help students expand their horizons and their skills.


Offering “world views from every classroom” is at the heart of our school’s mission. We want our students to be rooted in their community but we also feel that we have a responsibility to help our children see beyond the New York Harbor and engage in a conversation with others around the world. As part of the Meritas International Family of Schools, Léman Manhattan is the only independent PreK-12 school in New York City with established sister campuses in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our ability to provide students with international learning opportunities is unmatched.