2017 Solar Eclipse Dry RV Camping

2017 Eclipse Dry RV Camping

Jefferson School District 251 would like to invite you to view the 2017 Solar Eclipse here in Rigby, Idaho. According to GreatAmericanEclipse.com, the Snake River Valley is one of the top ten places in the country to view the Eclipse. The duration of totality in Rigby will be 2 minutes and 19 seconds, one of the largest viewing times in the country. So come and enjoy the Eclipse, Rigby, and the greater Yellowstone area while supporting the local children. All of the proceeds from this event will go to support our nine schools, in Jefferson County.

The school district will be opening up dry RV camping for the Eclipse. Camping reservations are for three nights. Check in starts at 8am August 19, and check out is 12:00pm, on August 22. Your ticket includes access to the football stadium for comfortable viewing of the Eclipse and free busing to and from Rigby Eclipse Day activities on Main Street and back to Rigby High School. The pick-up and drop-off locations will be posted on the district web-page.

One ticket reserves one 20′ X 50′ dry camping/viewing space with a unique bar code that will be scanned at the event’s entrance. The cost is $250 plus processing fees. No exchanges, refunds, and/or rain checks. All reservations are final.

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School Supply Lists 2017-2018

Please click on the link to find your students school supply list. http://jeffersonsd251.org/our-schools/supply-lists/.





Rigby High School Fall Registration Aug. 23 & 24

Students attending Rigby High School will be able to pick up their class schedules on Wednesday, August 23, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and August 24, from 8 a.m. -5 p.m.  Counselors will be available to assist students with class schedules. 





Rigby Middle School Fall Registration Aug. 22, 23 & 24

Rigby Middle School has set aside the following dates for students to pick up their class schedules, get your locker assignment, have your picture taken and check out the school. 6th grade on Tuesday, August 22, from  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.,  7th grade on Wednesday, August 23, from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., and 8th grade on Thursday, August 24, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.  If you can’t make your designated day you may come on any of those days. 



Elementary Back to School Night

All elementary schools will hold a Back to School Night on Tuesday, August 29.  You can drop off your school supplies and meet your teacher!   Farnsworth Elementary, Harwood Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, Roberts Elementary and South Fork Elementary Back to School Night will be from 5-7:00 p.m.  Midway Elementary will hold their Back to School Night from 6-8:00 p.m.



Immunization Clinic


Nurses from the Eastern Idaho Public Health Department will be at Rigby Middle School Wednesday, August 23rd from 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM to administer immunizations for children age 11 and older. Please bring your student’s immunization record and insurance or Medicaid card. If you have no insurance, the cost is $14.00 per immunization.

Idaho Law Requires all incoming 7th grade students to have proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster shot (Tdap) and a meningococcal shot in order to attend school.




NOTICE IS HERBY given, pursuant to Idaho Code 33-504, that a Vacancy has been Declared in Zone 6 of the Board of Trustees for Jefferson Joint School District 251. Letters of interest should be sent to the Superintendent at Jefferson School District Office, 3850 E 300 N, Rigby, ID 83442. Letters of interest should include the applicants address, detail the applicants qualifications and reasons for interest in the position.  Candidates must be 18 years old, a U.S. Citizen, an Idaho resident and a Zone 6 resident. Trustee Zone 6 area boundaries are in the general area of South Rigby and Garfield. For more specific details please contact the District Office at 745-6693. This vacancy may be filled by appointment within (90) days of this Notice.



School Bus Drivers Needed

School Bus Drivers are needed for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.  Training is provided. To apply for a school bus driver position go to the Employment Opportunities link on the front page of the district’s website and complete an application.  Contact the Transportation Department at (208) 754-8211, if you have any questions.



2017-2018 School Year Calendar

The Board of Trustees has adopted Calendar A for the 2017-2018  school year.  This calendar received the most votes from the community, staff and students. School will begin on Wednesday, August 30, and finish on Thursday, May 31.



Welcome to Jefferson County School District #251! We are located in Rigby, Idaho and our district is rapidly growing. Currently we have over 5,500 students in six elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools making us the twelfth largest district in the state.



“We are a community focused on student learning in order to build character, foster informed and productive citizenship, and prepare all youth for college and career success.”


“The mission of Jefferson School District 251 is to provide each student with a high quality education.”