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Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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West Jefferson has an immediate opening for Superintendent. Please see the attached flyer and get additional informaton under our Employment section.

Superintendent Search Flyer


Community and Staff please participate in an online survey regarding the ideal qualifications for the new Superintendent candidate.

 West Jefferson Survey Link




  Levy Results, The supplemental levy passed with 75% percent (yes) vote. We would like to express our appreciation for the support this community has for its schools and staff.


Board Work Meeting- Tuesday, April 16th, 2019. Executive Session 4:00pm, Work Meeting at 5:00pm.

Regular Board Meeting, Thursday, April 25th, 2019, Executive session at 5:00pm, Regular Session at 6:00pm. 


West Jefferson High School was 7th out of 21 schools in the IHSAA 2A Schools of Excellence for 2017-2018.


West Jefferson Football Team- 2A 2018 District 6 Runner up. State Quarterfinalist.

High School Football 2018


2018 West Jefferson Volleyball- District Runner Up, State Qualifiers.



2018 West Jefferson Cross Country, Girls District 3rd Place, State Qualifiers.





Congratulations to these teams for representing WJ at State 2018-2019. 

2018-19 Wrestling, Dylan Burtenshaw-3rd Place

2018-19 Cheer Team- State Qualifiers

2018-19 Girls Basketball Team- State Qualifiers 

2018 Football Team- State Qualifiers

2018 Volleyball- State Qualifiers

2018 Girls Cross Country- State Qualifiers



2018-2019 Continuous Improvement Plan


* 2018-2019 Sports Schedules

           2018-2019 High School Girls Softball Schedule

           2018-2019 High School Boys Baseball Schedule



*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.

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