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Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.

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Thank you, West Jefferson patrons for your great support. The Supplemental Levy passed with an outstanding 79%.


Board workmeeting, Monday, Nov 24th at 12:30pm, Bond Discussion, Strategic Planning


The Regular Board meeting for December will be on THURDAY, Dec 18th, Regular Meeting at 5:00pm. Executive session at 4:30pm.


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
Breaking Health News
You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68. Here are facts and information... 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

Key Information about School Lunch
We request that all families complete a Free and Reduced Lunch application. This program determines funding for many of our supportive service programs.... Read More

Mrs Hanson's 1st and 2nd Grade Class
Dear Mr. Richins, Once again, congratulations to your staff and students at Hamer Elementary for being selected as the most creative entry for our... Read More

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