Founded in 1882, Sierra Madre School is an educational institution that provides a range of learning opportunities for students. The school serves students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. Its academic curriculum includes classes in English, math, science and social studies. Sierra Madre School has a parent-teacher association. The school administers the English Language Learners program, as well as maintains a student council. It provides instruction in dance, drama, instrumental music, chorus and visual arts. Sierra Madre School maintains a library that offers a variety of educational and recreational books. It is governed by the Pasadena Unified School District, which additionally manages several elementary, middle and high schools. The district s schools serve more than 18,000 students.