Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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 West Jefferson School District Honors Veterans 







*Regular Board Meeting, December 21st, 2017. 5:30pm Executive Session, 6:30 Regular Board Meeting.


Congratulations to these teams for the great seasons and representing WJ at State. 

Girls Cross Country Team- State Qualifiers

Volleyball- State Qualifiers

Football- State Playoffs


2017-2018 Continuous Improvement Plan


* 2017-2018 Sports Schedules

           2017-2018 High School Football Schedule

           2017-2018 High School Volleyball Schedule

           2017-2018 Jr. High School Volleyball Schedule

           2017-2018 High School Girls Basketball Schedule

           2017-2018 High School Boys Basketball Schedule

           2017-2018 High School Wrestling Schedule


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



* West Jefferson High School- 6th place 2016-17 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
District Spotlight- Mrs. Sherri Bell
I grew up in Royal City, Washington.  I attended Rick’s College for one year and then got married to Rick Bell.  I managed the Rexburg... Read More

EMT Class Field Trip
The EMT class lead by Dena Stadtman took a  field trip. They had the opportunity to watch a surgery at Mountain River Vet Clinic, toured Madison... Read More

District Spotlight- Mr. Jeff Haroldsen
I went to Goldrick elementary school in Denver Colorado for a couple of years but then moved to Idaho Falls and finished at Fairview elementary. ... Read More

District Spotlight-Megan Morton
Where did you grow up and go to College? Work Experience? Grew up in Roberts, Went to ISU and WGU. Worked as a para at Roberts, Menan, and South Fork... Read More

District Spotlight- Officer Ron Keller -SRO
*I grow up in a small town in northeast Missouri, called Memphis.  I went to college at Ricks, which is where I meet my wife, who was from the area.... Read More

District Spotlight- Mr. Steve Riding
Steve Riding I grew up in Grace, Idaho and attended college at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. I worked for Morton Thiokol on the space shuttle... Read More