Leman Manhattan

1 Morris Street
New York, NY 10004
Tel: 212-232-0266
  • As an International Baccalaureate school with a diverse and vibrant student community, Leman Manhattan delivers "world views from every classroom."
  • As the only boarding school in New York City, Leman offers students an unparalleled high school experience, ranging from internships at Manhattan's best medical institutions to weekend excursions to 5th Avenue and Broadway.
  • Leman cultivates student leaders with an array of talents across academics, fine arts, athletics and community service, demonstrated through strong college placement.

Top 20 Placements

Listed among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 326 schools) for:

Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Leman ManhattanBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-127-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded20051910
Campus Size1 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment750 students300 students
% Students of Color
20%
20%
% International Students
40%
20%
% Students Boarding
30%
67%
Average SAT Score1770* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score24*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Mixture of informal and formal uniform days)
Casual
Average Class Size18 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:91:7
Number of IB Courses Offered30-
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
90%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$86,000
(*Covers tuition, residences, gym, laundry service)
$54,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$47,000
(*Day students grades 5-12)
$30,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$52,000$39,900
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsRyan Hannon
Associate Director of AdmissionsElizabeth Durham

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offeredn/a17
CoursesIB Biology HL, IB Chemistry SL, HL, IB Economics HL, IB English Language and Literature SL, HL, IB Environmental Systems and Societies SL, IB Film SL, HL, IB French SL, IB French SL, ab initio, IB History SL, HL, IB Mandarin SL, ab initio, IB Mathematical Studies SL, IB Mathematics SL, HL, IB Physics SL, HL, IB Spanish SL, IB Spanish SL, ab initio, IB Theater SL, HL, IB Visual Arts SL, HL

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1815
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2024
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Chess Club, Film Making Club, Literary Journal, Model UN, Photography, School Newspaper, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Voice Studio, Band, Graphic Design, Jazz Club, Theatre, Voice Lab

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance Club, Fencing Club, Flag Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Yoga Club, Zumba

College Matriculation

Year: 2015 - 201610 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Fordham University7
New York University7
The New School7
Pace University5
Boston University4
Oberlin College2
Syracuse University2
Dartmouth College1
Duke University1
Princeton University1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Leman 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, Leman Manhattan prepares students to become engaged citizens of the world, ready for success at their top-choice universities and beyond. Our distinctive Personalized Learning Plans teach to each child's strengths and aspirations, propelling individual growth. Leman Manhattan is one of four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and the first to offer full boarding services.
  • School accreditations: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, National Independent Private Schools Association
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