Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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VOTE: NOV 8th! We are asking for your support on the renewal of the Supplemental Levy. This is NOT an increase. Levy will stay the same. Thanks so much for your support of West Jefferson Schools.


* Supplemental Levy Information meeting, Wednesday Oct 26th, 6pm at ALC

* Board Work Meeting at 5:00pm, Topic is 4 day school week



* 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


 *Board Meeting- Thursday, November 17th, 2016. Executive Session 5:30PM, Regular Board Meeting 6:30PM.


* 2016 - 2017 Sports Schedules

           High School Fall Sports Schedule

           High School Football

           High School Volleyball

           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
KID Channel 3 Presents School Supplies to Terreton Elementary
  Video link: http://www.localnews8.com/news/education/eyewitness-news-3-delivers-surprise-school-supplies/118048450 Thursday was delivery... Read More

Cobank-Idaho Ag Credit give $2500 to West Jefferson Ag Program
During the October School Board meeting Mr. Kirk Powell from Idaho Ag Credit presented a check for $2500 dollars to the West Jefferson Ag Program. Mr... 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