Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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* West Jefferson Girls took 2nd in 2016 2A State Track! 


* West Jefferson High School- 4th place 2015-16 in IHSAA 2A School Of Excellence.


* Board Work Meeting, Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 Noon-2pm.


 * Annual Board Meeting- Thursday, July 21st, 6:30pm Executive Session, 7:30 Regular Board Meeting




*School Song Slide Show- Go to District Happenings, then scroll down to videos!


   Let's Build A Playground!!  Playground

Click here to follow blog on getting new playground equipment!


* Check out the District Happenings Link for Pictures.


* 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 Brooke Shumway or Camille Cureton


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
West Jefferson High School- 2015-16 IHSAA 2A 4th place School of Excellence Award
West Jefferson placed 4th in the IHSAA 2A School of Excellence program for 2015-16. The award is based on academic, athletic, and citizenship accomplishment... Read More

West Jefferson Class of 2016 Graduates 52.
On May 25th, West Jefferson graduated 52 Seniors. Dr. Norbert Schmitt from the WJHS " Class of 74"  was the guest speaker. Read More

VFW Presents Teacher of the Year Award to Naomi Parker
The VFW Awarded Mrs. Parker a $100 dollar award and huge thanks for being their Teacher of the Year at West Jefferson School District. Mrs. Parker demonstrated... Read More

Nancy Hanson-Retiring
The West Jefferson School District said goodbye to Mrs. Nancy Hanson. Mr. Willy Schmitt presenting a plaque and gift card from District, and her fellow... Read More

May Classified Panther Pride winner- MIkki Williams
Mikki has been driving bus for the Hamer students for many years and does a wonderful job. A few years ago she also became a classroom aide at Hamer Elementary.... Read More

May Certified Panther Pride winner- Naomi Parker
From her Nominator: I’ve been very impressed with Naomi’s work ethic and the passion she puts into everything her classes. Often I pass by... Read More

West Jefferson Girls placed 2nd at State 2A Track Meet
WestJefferson Girls took the 2nd place trophy at State Meet last weekend. It was a great performance by the team. Jade Skidmore- 1st Place in 3200,... Read More