Stratford Altadena Middle School – Setting a Higher Standard in Education Excellence

Discover the Stratford Middle School Difference

As an independent private school, Stratford offers a challenging, uplifting academic standard with accelerated curriculum and advanced instruction from the early preschool years all the way through Grade 8. Our Middle School curriculum is intentionally designed to balance guidance with exploration as students discover a variety of academic and extracurricular opportunities, pursue their interests, build personal connections, and cultivate a deeper awareness of the world around them.

In the classroom and as advisors for after-school leadership clubs, Stratford teachers build strong connections with students that last well beyond their matriculation from middle school. This unique approach empowers students to be self-reliant, confident in their abilities, and to learn to take the initiative for their own success.

Welcome Stratford Middle School in Altadena — Opening Fall 2022!

We are excited to announce the opening of our Stratford Altadena Middle School in fall 2022. Please join us for a Virtual Middle School information session on Thursday, November 18 at 6:30 PM, to learn more about Grades 6, 7, and 8. Our discussion will be led by current Bay Area Middle School and new Stratford Preparatory High School Associate Head of School, Becky Turner, alongside Stratford Altadena‚Äôs Head of School, Judy Burbank. In addition, we will hear from a recent Stratford Middle School alumni, Neel Sudhakaran — who will speak about his personal experience in Middle School and how it prepared him for his success in High School and exciting opportunities beyond.

Learn how our unique combination of advanced academics taught in a creative classroom environment with personal attention from our committed and caring teachers is the right fit for your child. Find out more about Stratford Altadena Middle School at!





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