Rizal Elementary School is a primary school in Iloilo City located along Ledesma and Rizal Streets. This is across Tanza Church and surrounded by the community of Tanza.
Rizal Elementary School is one of the few schools around the country which has a remaining Gabaldon building.
Rizal Elementary School – Gabaldon Building
Gabaldon is a term used to refer to heritage school buildings in the Philippines. These buildings were built during the American colonial era. This originated from Act No. 1801 or the Gabaldon Law, legislation written by Isauro Gabaldón of the Philippine Assembly in 1907.
Gabaldon schoolhouses were built between 1907 and 1946 during the American colonial period (1898-1946).
How to Get Here
As mentioned, Rizal Elementary School is located along Ledesma Street. Here are the public jeepneys you can ride to reach the area:
Read also: List of Iloilo City Cultural Heritage Sites