Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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

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%.


* BPA Students Qualify for Nationals


*Special Board Meeting- Monday, April 20th, 7:30am

*Board Work Meeting-Monday, April 20th, 8:00am


 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

Kaylee Newman Named Distinguished Young Woman 2016
Kaylee Newman was named the 2016 Distinguished Young Woman of West Jefferson on Saturday, April 11. She also placed in Talent, Scholastic, and Interview.... Read More

Mrs. Brooke Shumway-Certified, February Panther Pride Award Winner
Brooke Shumway is a deserving nominee for many reasons. First, she has been the leader or apart of several projects within our school including the RTI... Read More

Mrs. Teri Dawn Rigby- Classified, February Panther Pride Award Winner
Teri Dawn is one of the most diligent and hardworking people I know.She has such a great attitude in everything she does. She is so positive and honestly... Read More

BPA Students Qualify For Nationals
Congratulations to Alicia Ward for taking 3rd in Prepared Speech and 4th in Extemporaneous Speech and to Tiajah Nelson for taking 5th in Legal Office... Read More

Terreton Elementary Playground Equipment Project
Please help us raise money for getting much needed Playground Ground Equipment. The committee has a blog to follow. If you can help please contact Jenni... Read More