Mastery Based Learning towards College and Career Readiness


Jefferson High School is the alternative high school in Jefferson Joint School District #251, located in rural Southeast Idaho. We began as a school in 1997 at the National Guard Armory in Rigby, Idaho, then moved to the Jefferson County Fair Grounds in 1998 to 2001, and finally moved to the current location (the old Midway Middle School Building) in 2002. The school is situated between a potato processing plant and agricultural farm land. The community that Jefferson High School serves is focused around the town of Rigby with a population close to 3500 people in city limits and nearly 20,000 more people living within a few miles.