Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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Title 1 Survey (English)

Title 1 Survey (Spanish)

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 Brooke Shumway or Camille Cureton



* Thank You, West Jefferson Patrons! Bond Passes with 83%.


* Board Work Meeting- Friday, May 29th, 1:00pm

* Regular Board Meeting- Thursday, June 18th, 7:30pm


* School District Budget Hearing- Thursday, June 18th, 5:30pm


 Let's Build A Playground!!  Playground

Click here to follow blog on getting new playground equipment!


* Check out the District Happenings Link for Pictures.


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
Classified March Panther Pride Winner- Mrs. Judy Montgomery
This is written by her nominator. Judy Campbell is retiring this year after many years of service in our district. She has been a regular busdriver... Read More

Certified March Panther Pride winner, Mr. David Gemar
His Nominator said "David is always going above and beyond. He is a huge help to me with my ELL students helping them with everything from knowledge to... Read More