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Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.

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The School Board Work Meeting will be on Monday, Jan 26th, 8:30am at ALC.

Bond/Community Information Meetings- Hamer- Feb 4th, Terreton- Feb 26th, Monteview- March 4th (all at 6pm)


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!

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District News
BPA Students Qualify for State!
Awards/ Students that qualified for state competition Leah Ivie-Presentation Management Alicia Ward-Prepared Speech and Extemporaneous Speech Taijah... Read More

Panthers Win Wendell Inv Wrestling Jan 16-17
The WJ Panthers traveled to Wendell on Jan 16-17 and Won their second Major Tournament of the year. Beating out most of the teams they will see at State... Read More

Coach Taylor- 2014 Post Register Football Coach of the Year
Coach Taylor was selected by the Post Register as the 2014 Football Coach of the Year for Eastern Idaho. This is Coach Taylors first year at West Jefferson.... Read More

WJ Panther Wrestling Wins Malad Inv- Dec 19-20
West Jefferson wrestling team won the 15 team Malad Invitational on Dec 19th and 20th, 2014. Gabe Pancheri, Slade Albertson, Keith Shackleford, Sam Belnap... Read More

Declaration of Candidacy
March 20. 2015 - Last Date to file declaration of candidacy for May 19,2015 election. Read More

Attendance is Essential
Attendance Importance!   Student success is directly tied to attendance, and district funding is also. This means that every absence is both... Read More

West Jefferson School District #253
1256 E. 1500 N., Terreton, ID 83450
PH: (208) 663-4542
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