Public and private schools within Sierra Madre provide education for children from preschool through high school. The City of Sierra Madre is served by the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), which also serves the adjacent City of Pasadena, California. Within the City, there is one public elementary and middle school, Sierra Madre Elementary School, which is housed on two campuses overseen by PUSD. The public high school for Sierra Madre Residents is located in the City of Pasadena, California. The City is home to several private schools, including: three preschools, three K-8 institutions, and one high school.

Schools Located in the City of Sierra Madre

Public School for Grades Pre-K to 8

Sierra Madre Elementary School
Lower Campus - 141 West Highland Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, Phone: (626) 396-5890
Upper Campus - 160 North Canon, Sierra Madre, Ca 91024, Phone: (626) 396-5910

Public Schools Grades Pre-K to 12 (PUSD high schools are located in the City of Pasadena)

Pasadena Unified School District

Private Schools

Nursery Schools

Mama Pete's Nursery School, 71 Suffolk Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, (626) 355-9567

Sierra Madre Community Nursery School, 701 E Sierra Madre Boulevard, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, Phone: (626) 355-1655

Grades K to 8

Bethany Christian, 93 N Baldwin Ave # B Avenue, Sierra Madre, Ca 91024, Phone: (626) 355-3527

St. Rita Catholic School, 322 N. Baldwin Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, Phone: (626) 355-6114

The Gooden School, 192 North Baldwin Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, Phone: (626) 355-2410

Grades 9-12

Alverno High School, 200 North Michillinda Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024-1699, Phone: (626) 355-3463

Colleges and Universities

In the surrounding community, the following post high school educational opportunities exist (within a 20 mile radius of the City of Sierra Madre). Sierra Madre City College is a local community group and does not provide post high school education.

Community Colleges

Citrus College
Mount San Antonio College
Mt. Sierra College
Pasadena City College
Rio Hondo College
Santa Monica City College

Four-year Universities


Azusa Pacific
California Institute of the Arts
Claremont Colleges
Fullerton Theological Seminary
Occidental College
University of La Verne
University of Southern California
Cal Tech


University of California, Los Angeles
California State University at Los Angeles;
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California State University, Long Beach