Our Vision

The High School for Language and Diplomacy provides a college-preparatory education committed to the intellectual, cultural and social growth of the students of New York City. We ensure a welcoming community of honesty and respect, develop the academic skills of students of all backgrounds through engaging instruction across content areas, and provide programs directed toward social-emotional health. Our environment fosters service-oriented flexible thinkers through collaboration in and out of the classroom.  We strive to develop a sense of commitment in our students to themselves, their school, and the outside world, graduating proactive global citizens.  

COVID-19 Vaccine

 All New Yorkers age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. You can make an appointment for them as soon as possible by visiting vaccinefinder.nyc.gov. You can also call 877-VAX-4-NYC (877-829-4692) for help making an appointment at a City-run vaccination site.

You can view the full letter  update-for-families-from-dohmh_0424-21.pdf  from:

Daniel H. Stephens, M.D.

Deputy Commissioner, Division of Family and Child Health                                 

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


Principal's Message

Dear LAD parents, staff, and students,

As we go through these times together, I want to support you as much as I can. Please email me or call if you have any questions.

email: shernandez@landd.org
phone: (973) 988-3511.

Please stay safe and healthy.

Ms. Hernandez

Education outside of the classroom

A snapshot of our classes

Directions to 40 Irving Place, New York, NY 10003