Tag: Education

Bronx History – PS 25: New York City’s First Bilingual School

PS 25 built in 1897, the 117 year old school still stands proud on East 149th Street and Tinton Avenue.

The school was the first bilingual school in New York City offering English and Spanish instruction, first serving largely the Puerto Rican community and more recently children from all over Latin America as the demographics of the neighborhood has changed.