Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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School Board Trustee Zones 4 (Terreton) and 5 (Hamer) are up for election this year. Anyone interested in running can pick up a packet at the District Office. The deadline to file declarations of candidacy is March 17, 2017 until 5:00 p.m.


The election is on May 16, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Polling place for zone 4 will be at Mud Lake Senior Citizens Center and the polling place for zone 5 will be at Hamer Elementary.


 *Candidates must live within the zone boundaries which can be found on the left hand side of this page under School Board and then click on District Boundaries and Zones.


* Board Work Meeting- Thursday, March 30th, 2017 6PM

*Regular Board Meeting- Thursday, April 13th, 2017 Exe meeting 6:30pm, Board meeting at 7:30pm.


* 2016 - 2017 Sports Schedules

           High School Softball Schedule

           High School Baseball Schedule

           West Jefferson Track Schedule


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


* 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
Mike Pincock- Jan Classified Panther Pride Spotlight
Mr. Pincock does an outstanding job in keeping up with district transportation needs. His drivers do an outstanding job as well. The state inspection... Read More

Chet Packer- Certified Panther Pride Spotlight
I would like to nominate Chet Packer for the Panther Pride Award. Chet is always going the extra mile with his students in his Junior High Science class.... Read More

Sherry Gray- Dec Classified Panther Pride Winner
From her nominator: I nominate Sherry Gray as the classified employee of the month. I have watched Sherry Gray for the last ten years.  She has... Read More

Jill Coleman- Dec Certified Panther Pride Winner
From her nominator: Ms. Coleman is very energetic.  She actively engages the students in the learning process.  She monitors and mentors the... Read More