Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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*The High School music program is in need of instruments. Especially brass and woodwinds. Please contact Ms. Howard if you have an old instrument you are not using. howardt@wjsd.org, or 208-709-6480


* Homecoming Week- Sept 19-24, Football Game, Friday, Sept 23rd, With Ririe.



 *Board Meeting- Thursday, October 13th, 2016. Executive Session 6:30PM, Regular Board Meeting 7:30PM.


* 2016 - 2017 Sports Schedules

           High School Fall Sports Schedule

           High School Football

           High School Volleyball

           High School Girls Basketball

           High School Boys Basketball


* Check District Happenings for 2016 Summer Construction Pictures.


* West Jefferson High School- 4th place 2015-16 in IHSAA 2A School Of Excellence.


*School Song Slide Show- Go to District Happenings, then scroll down to videos!



* We would like to invite all parents to participate in the following surveys.

Title 1 Parent Survey 2016 (Spanish)

Title 1 Parent Survey 2016 (English)

Title 1 Student Survey 2016


RTI - Parent Involvement Survey (English)

RTI - Parent Involvement Survey (Spanish)

For more information about Title 1 refer to the Federal Programs Page included in the menu on the left.

If you have any questions or need more information about RTI please Email or Jeff Haroldsen


West Jefferson School District office is located in Terreton, Idaho. Terreton is 32 mIles west of Rexburg, 35 miles NW of Idaho Falls. The community has breathtaking mountain views to the north and west, and unlimited recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, boating, ATV riding, and camping. Agriculture is the main economic source to the community, with Alfalfa, Barley, Wheat, and Potatoes being the main crops. You will discover family-oriented communities tucked away from big city life. Terreton is a 2 hr drive to West Yellowstone, 2 hr drive to Jackson Hole, and 1 hr drive to Craters of the Moon. Come and enjoy the best of all worlds!

Read more in About Us.

District News
West Jefferson Welcomes New Teachers and Staff
New teachers and Staff at WJSD this year. We welcome them to our great school. Mr. Mcdonald- Principal WJHS, Shyla Sauer- Secretary- Terreton Elementary,... Read More

Champion Ed, Mud Lake Fair and Rodeo Parade
Pictures from the Parade, School Board participation. Ryan Ashcraft as Champion Ed- The new ISBA (Idaho School Board Association) Mascot. Read More

West Jefferson High School Music Program receives $5000 Grant from Rocky Mountain Power.
At the District In-Service on August 22nd, Mr. Timothy Solomon from The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation presented a $5000 dollar check to Ms. Trissa Howard... Read More

Tanis Cherry- New Board Member for Zone 4.
The West Jefferson School Board selected Tanis Cherry to be the new board member representing Zone 4 in an August 23rd Special Board meeting. Mrs. Cherry... Read More