Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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*WYLEE'S CORNER VIDEO- Check Video's in District Happenings Link (To the Left) (PEP RALLY VIDEO AS WELL)

Wylee's News Corner Week 1, Oct 28th

Wylee's News Corner Week 2, Nov 4th

Wylee's News Corner Week 3, Nov 11th and Marching Band Tribute to Veterans


*FAFSA PARENT NIGHT: Dec 7th, 2016: There will be three ISU representatives that come; a financial aid advisor, a scholarship advisor, and a member of the TRiO advisor for translation services into Spanish. They will present information about Financial Aid and Scholarships at 4:15pm and then again at 5:45pm.  They will also be helping students and parents with creating and registering for the FAFSA information before and after the presentations.  We will be sending home parent/student information letters about the event and will also post it under the NEWS section online on the counseling department webpage.


*Thank You West Jefferson School District Patrons for supporting the Supplemental Levy. The Levy passed with 81% approval. VOTE: NOV 8th! Thanks so much for your support of West Jefferson Schools.



* Regular Board Meeting- Thursday, December 8th, 2016, Exe meeting 5:30pm, Board meeting at 6:30pm.


* We would like to invite all Students to participate in the following survey.

Harvest Break Survey 2016


*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


* 2016 - 2017 Sports Schedules

           High School Winter Sports Schedule

           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 call 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
Mrs. Gay Rothwell- Classified Panther Pride Winner- Oct 16
Mrs. Rothwell has been here at West Jefferson for 37 years. 31 years as a Kindergarten and 1st Teacher, and last 6 years as an Aide. Gay loves the kids... Read More

Tom Mackay- Certified Panther Pride Winner- Oct
Mr. Mackay is currently the Terreton K-8 PE Teacher, he has been with our school for many years and filled several different positions. There is no doubt... Read More

Sept Certified Panther Pride Award-Brianna Tuckett
Mrs. Tuckett is one our 6th Grade Teachers at Terreton Elementary. Brianna is always ready to help with new ideas and awesome problem solving skills.... Read More

Sept Classified Panther Pride Award-Virginia Montalvan
Virginia has been outstanding for years in her service to West Jefferson. She has proven to be a very important resource in our school and community.... Read More

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