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.