Welcome to West Jefferson School District #253.


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


*Board Work Meeting, Monday, November 30th, 1pm.


*Board meeting- Thursday, Decemeber 17th, Regular Board Meeting 3:00pm. Executive Session at 2:30pm


#The West Jefferson Girls Cross Country Team took 3rd Place at State! Alexa Anhder place 2nd over-all. Congratulations!


  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 Survey (English)

Title 1 Survey (Spanish)

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!

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District News
West Jefferson FFA Wins Western National Range Management Competition
The West Jefferson High School FFA Range Management Team took 1st Place in Western National Range Management Competition held in Orderville, Utah, on... Read More

District Recognizes Veterans
West Jefferson Schools took time to recognize our Veterans on Veterans Day, thanking them for their service and to celebrate the freedom we enjoy because... Read More

Terreton elementary/Jr High Teachers Scratch Lottery Tickets
2 teams of teachers from Terreton Elementary and Junior High attended the Scratch For Schools lottery ticket scratch day. 1 team won $246.00 and another... Read More

District No School, Monday Nov 16th, water line issues
There was no school on Monday, November 16th due to a leaking water line. School was called off at 710am when it was noticed that water pressure was low.... Read More

WJ Girls Cross Country Team Place 3rd at State
Congratulations to the West Jefferson Girls cross country team in the rainy day state cross country meet.  Alexa Anhder brought home a second place... Read More

West Jefferson Football - Conference Champions
The West Jefferson Football team beat Firth 30-28 on Friday Night, Oct 9th, 2015 to clinch at least a first round 6A slot for the 2015 playoffs. This... Read More