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.

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Leman Manhattan Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 2005 1910
Campus Size 1 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 750 students 298 students
% Students of Color
20%
20%
% International Students
40%
20%
% Students Boarding
35%
68%
Average SAT Score 1770 * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 24 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Mixture of informal and formal uniform days)
Casual
Average Class Size 18 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
Number of IB Courses Offered 30 -
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
90%
70%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$80,000
(*Covers tuition, room & board)
$51,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$45,000
(*Day students grades 5-12)
$28,500
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of AdmissionsRyan Hannon
Associate Director of AdmissionsElizabeth Durham

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered n/a 16
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 Offered 10 14
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 18 23
ExtracurricularsAdvanced Voice Studio, Band, Chess Club, Fencing Club, Film Making Club, Flag Football, Graphic Design, Jazz Club, Literary Journal, Model UN, Photography, School Newspaper, Soccer, Student Government, Theatre, Voice Lab, Volleyball, Zumba

College Matriculation

Year: 2015 - 2016 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Fordham University 7
New York University 7
The New School 7
Pace University 5
Boston University 4
Oberlin College 2
Syracuse University 2
Dartmouth College 1
Duke University 1
Princeton University 1
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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