Jefferson County Joint District


Summary:

The Jefferson County Joint District in Idaho operates 11 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools, serving students from diverse backgrounds across the region. The district showcases a mix of academic performance, with standout schools like Rigby Middle School and Farnsworth Middle School ranking among the top in the state, while others, such as Jefferson High School, struggle to meet proficiency targets.

The district's elementary schools exhibit a wide range of academic performance, with Jefferson Elementary School standing out as a top-performing institution, while schools like Cottonwood Elementary and Midway Elementary School face more significant challenges. The district's student population is predominantly white, with varying rates of free and reduced-price lunch eligibility, which appear to correlate with academic performance.

Chronic absenteeism is a concern across the district, particularly at the high school level, with Jefferson High School reporting a concerning 55.4% rate. The district may need to develop targeted strategies to address these attendance issues and support its lower-performing schools, ensuring equitable educational opportunities for all students in the Jefferson County Joint District.

District Detail

 3850 E 300 N
Rigby, ID 83442-5422

 (208) 745-6693

SchoolDigger Rank:
19th of 56 Idaho districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 6,770

Primary Schools: 8
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Idaho Department of Education.

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