Our Community

Located in the Bronx, New York, our school is part of a supportive community. Explore some of the wonderful things our city has to offer, and see what makes our community unique—and a wonderful place to live!

Local Attractions

Bronx Library Center
This is the largest public library in the Bronx. Visit to see its extensive collections of print and non-print materials for adults, young adults, and children. The Bronx Library Center was the first “green library” in the New York Public Library system.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts
Come for lunch at the XM Cafe before enjoying a public program or visiting one of the galleries to view the work of various contemporary artists. The Bronx Museum of the Arts offers free admission to all ages.

Bronx Zoo
Feed the penguins and sea lions. Enjoy a camel ride or a nature trek. Experience the drama of our 4-D theater or have a close encounter with a wild animal. The Bronx zoo will make you forget you’re in the middle of the city.

Jerome Park
This peaceful neighborhood park was named after the maternal grandfather of Sir Winston Churchill and the founder of the American Academy of Music, Leonard W. Jerome. Jerome Park offers a serene scene of 4.36 acres of grass, trees, and shrubbery, often punctuated with the sounds of birds.

Thain Family Forest New York Botanical Garden
Open year-round, this unique, beautiful forest with trees that date back to the American Revolution is the home of The New York Botanical Garden, founded in 1895. Walk along the forest’s Native American hunting trails and see marks left by glaciers.

Yankee Stadium
Yankee Stadium is the home ballpark for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. A relatively new facility, this $2.3 billion Yankee Stadium replaced the old one in 2009. It is also home to NYC Football Club of Major League Soccer and hosts additional events, including college football games, soccer matches, NHL games, and concerts.