Reopening and Reuniting at Stratford in the Age of COVID-19

As California counties have begun to allow schools to reopen for in-person instruction, many of Stratford’s schools are in the process of welcoming K-8 students back to campus, with stringent health and safety protocols in place.  Prospective families are invited to schedule a tour and learn more.

Rachel Altreuter

Director of Lower School

"I aim to provide a safe space for intellectual and emotional growth." 

Rachel Altreuter has been part of the Stratford School family for over nine years. Before taking on her current role as the Director of Lower School at Stratford School’s San Francisco campus, Rachel taught first grade for five years, served as a first grade mentor teacher, and as a vice principal. 

As an educator and administrator at Stratford, Rachel encourages students and staff to respect and appreciate others’ differences.

Rachel strives to develop students’ critical thinking skills, resilience, creativity, and an understanding of the interconnectedness of academic subjects. She empowers her students to take responsibility for their actions and act independently.