Jefferson County Joint School District

3850 E 300 N
Rigby, ID 83442-5422
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public elementary schools serving 4,378 students in Jefferson County Joint School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Idaho.
Public Elementary Schools in Jefferson County Joint School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Idaho public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 53% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public elementary school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (ID)
# Schools
12 Schools
585 Schools
# Students
6,399 Students
215,920 Students
# Teachers
311 Teachers
12,024 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Jefferson County Joint School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 168 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (ID)
#71 out of 169 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jefferson County Joint   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
40%
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 2020-21 school year data.
52%
54%
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 2020-21 school year data.
85%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.42
# American Indian Students
15 Students
2,535 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
16 Students
2,250 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
690 Students
41,334 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
19%
# Black Students
16 Students
2,232 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
5,501 Students
159,713 Students
% White Students
86%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
716 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
153 Students
7,140 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
89
2,914
# Students in K Grade:
396
22,232
# Students in 1st Grade:
457
22,965
# Students in 2nd Grade:
433
23,241
# Students in 3rd Grade:
478
23,485
# Students in 4th Grade:
488
23,466
# Students in 5th Grade:
474
23,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
495
24,492
# Students in 7th Grade:
543
18,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
537
19,476
# Students in 9th Grade:
539
2,934
# Students in 10th Grade:
529
2,606
# Students in 11th Grade:
494
2,497
# Students in 12th Grade:
447
2,640
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,447 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,188. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,450 is less than the state median of $9,366. The school district spending/student has declined by 32% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ID)
Total Revenue
$54 MM
$3,215 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$48 MM
$2,956 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,447
$10,188
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jefferson County Joint   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$7,450
$9,366
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jefferson County Joint   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Jefferson County Joint School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rigby Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
290 N 3800 E
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-7704
Grades: 6-8
| 983 students
Rank: #22.
Farnsworth Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 North 3700 East
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-8347
Grades: 6-8
| 592 students
Rank: #33.
Jefferson High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
529 N 3470 E
Menan, ID 83434
(208) 745-4581
Grades: 6-12
| 77 students
Rank: #44.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
306 N 3700 E
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-0758
Grades: K-5
| 529 students
Rank: #55.
Midway Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
623 N 3500 E
Menan, ID 83434
(208) 754-8604
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students
Rank: #66.
Harwood Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 West 3rd North
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-7613
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
Rank: #77.
South Fork Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
327 N 4100 E
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-7085
Grades: PK-5
| 703 students
Rank: #88.
Roberts Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
682 N 2858 E
Roberts, ID 83444
(208) 228-3111
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
Rank: #99.
Cottonwood Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3955 East 200 North
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 332-6800
Grades: K-5
| 658 students
Rank: #1010.
Rigby Virtual Academy
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3850 East 300 North
Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-6693
Grades: K-8
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 85% (Top 30% in ID)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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