Jefferson County Joint School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,866 students in Jefferson County Joint School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Idaho.
Public Schools in Jefferson County Joint School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Idaho public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 55% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County Joint School District are Rigby Middle School, South Fork Elementary School and Midway Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Jefferson County Joint School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Idaho.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Jefferson County Joint School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Idaho for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Jefferson County Joint School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ID)
# Schools
9 Schools
757 Schools
# Students
5,866 Students
302,111 Students
# Teachers
271 Teachers
16,419 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Jefferson County Joint School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 158 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ID)
Overall District Rank
#57 out of 158 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jefferson County Joint   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson County Joint   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ID by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson County Joint   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ID by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jefferson County Joint   School District and public school graduation rate of ID by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.24
0.41
# American Indian Students
24 Students
3,690 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
22 Students
3,720 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
622 Students
54,546 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
18%
# Black Students
15 Students
3,245 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
5,080 Students
227,175 Students
% White Students
87%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
962 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
99 Students
8,083 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
67
2,845
# Students in K Grade:
441
21,144
# Students in 1st Grade:
459
22,193
# Students in 2nd Grade:
464
22,429
# Students in 3rd Grade:
483
23,189
# Students in 4th Grade:
502
24,050
# Students in 5th Grade:
495
24,194
# Students in 6th Grade:
482
23,794
# Students in 7th Grade:
453
24,143
# Students in 8th Grade:
410
23,532
# Students in 9th Grade:
434
23,717
# Students in 10th Grade:
397
23,037
# Students in 11th Grade:
377
22,274
# Students in 12th Grade:
402
21,567
# Ungraded Students:
-
3

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $6,674 in this school district is less than the state median of $9,522. The school district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $5,536 is less than the state median of $9,037. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ID)
Total Revenue
$39 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jefferson County Joint   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$33 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Jefferson County Joint   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$6,674
$9,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jefferson County Joint   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$5,536
$9,037
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jefferson County Joint   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Jefferson County Joint School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rigby Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
290 N 3800 E
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-7704
Grades: 6-8
| 1,345 students
Rank: #22.
South Fork Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
327 N 4100 E
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-7085
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #33.
Midway Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
623 N 3500 E
Menan, ID 83434
(208) 754-8604
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #44.
Philo T Farnsworth Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 N 3700 E
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-8347
Grades: 3-5
| 727 students
Rank: #55.
Rigby High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3833 East Rigby High Lane
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,562 students
Rank: #66.
Harwood Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 West 3rd North
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-7613
Grades: PK-5
| 296 students
Rank: #77.
Roberts Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
682 N 2858 E
Roberts, ID 83444
(208) 228-3111
Grades: PK-5
| 152 students
Rank: #88.
Jefferson High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
529 N 3470 E
Menan, ID 83434
(208) 745-4581
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students
306 N 3700 E
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-0758
Grades: PK-2
| 636 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,866 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Top 50% in ID)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24

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