Did you know that Jefferson School District 251 has been and continues to experience significant student growth. The district’s enrollment increased by 5.8% in the 2017-2018 school year. Our district is the 11th largest school district in Idaho.
All schools in Jefferson School District 251 will be closed from March 19-23, for Spring Break. Classes will resume on Monday, March 26, 2018.
2018-2019 School Calendar
The Board of Trustees adopted calendar Option 1 for the 2018-2019 school year. This calendar received the most votes from the community, staff and students. School will begin on Wednesday, August 29 and finish on Friday, May 31, 2019. You can view the adopted calendar by clicking on the calendar link. 2018-2019 Calendar
Chinese and Spanish Immersion Program Enrollment
The enrollment window for 2018- 2019 new Chinese and Spanish Immersion applications is open from Thursday, February 1 through Friday, March 16. During this window, new applicants must apply online using the District’s New Student/Returning Student enrollment link located on the district’s website at www.jeffersonsd251.org. Returning immersion students do not need to apply.
If we have more applicants than seats available, a selection process will be held the first part of April. At that time, parents will be notified if their child has either been accepted or been placed on the waiting list.
If you have questions, please call the district office at (208) 745-6693.
Kindergarten Round-Up 2018
Kindergarten Round-up is scheduled for March 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and March 15 from 3:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Children must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2018, to enroll in kindergarten. Bring the following items with you when registering your child: The child you will be enrolling in kindergarten, certified birth certificate, immunization records, and proof of residency (utility bill preferred).
School Bus Drivers and Substitute Teachers Needed
School Bus Drivers and Substitute Teachers are needed for the school year. Training is provided. To apply for a school bus driver or substitute teacher 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, or the district office at (208) 745-6693, if you have any questions.
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.”