Welcome to American Falls School District

Thank you for visiting the American Falls School District, one of the top school districts in Idaho. We invite you to explore our website to tour information concerning our district or any of our schools.

Committed to Excellence in Education

Randy Jensen - Superintendent

827 Fort Hall - American Falls, Idaho 83211

Phone: (208) 226-5173 - Fax: (208) 226-5754)

New Intermediate School

Looking to the Future The New J.R. Simplot Elementary School

Strategic Plan 2018-2021 link
Strategic Plan 2018-2021 input form

The American Falls School District Photo/Art Contest.

The school district is looking for photographs or photos of artwork which will appeal to and inspire elementary school students.


AT 12:00:00 P.M. MST.


We are looking for photographs and artwork that will inspire third, fourth and fifth grade students. The photos should inspire them to enhance their life with photography and art. Photos and photos of artwork will be printed on aluminum and hung in the new J.R. Simplot Elementary School.


Current American Falls School District students or American Falls School District graduates.


E-mail submissions to the following e- mail: potatoprincipal@gmail.com. One submission per e- mail. The photograph will need to include the name of photographer/artist, title of the work, and a two sentence description of the work.


Photo by John Smith

Title: Moose on the Loose

Description: This picture of the moose was taken in the Willow Bay Marina area not far from the beach. Moose often frequent the area and humans should keep their distance.


Submissions must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this contest. The photographs need not be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives or transparencies are acceptable. All digital files must be 20 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or .jpg format, and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,600 pixels tall (if a vertical image).


Contestants can submit up to 20 entries. One submission per e- mail.

The Judges will select a total of 40 pieces from the entries.


A group of students who will be attending the J.R. Simplot Elementary School will be the judges.

Lunch in the Park Lunch will be provided Free to all children ages    1-18.  Adult price $3.85 Sponsored by the AF School Lunch Program.   June 10th - August 9th 2019 Monday -  Friday Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm   Locations: City Park Lee Street Park Vard Meadows Park     This institution is an equal opportunity provider. FREE Indian Springs Swim Bus: June 17th—July 31st  Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday  Bus schedule:   Vard Meadows Park         Leave 12:45      Return 3:05 Lee Street Park:                 Leave 12:50      Return 3:10 City Park                               Leave 12:55      Return 3:15   A big THANK YOU to Lamb Weston for sponsoring the cost of pool admission.  Children must be 8 years old or accompanied by a parent to ride the swim bus. No passengers under 3 years old will be allowed on the bus.   In case of inclement weather lunch will be served in the WTMS cafeteria.
American Falls Summer School
ACAD- Summer School Applications 2019-english.pdf


ACAD Summer Aplications 2019-spanish-Aplicación para Educación Secundaria para el verano.pdf


We are pleased to provide an outstanding education to our students.To prepare students to interact productively and effectively in society.To teach students the necessary academic and life skills for future education and be job ready.The nearly 1500 students with approximately 100 staff and 125 classified personnel are here to serve our students and parents in our four schools and one alternative school. We offer a variety of specialty programs including dual enrollment classes at the high school, gifted and talented programs at elementary, Gear-Up college preparatory for middle school and high school and Professional Technical Education and our award winning FFA program.
In the American Falls School District, you will find:Commitment to college and career readinessPreparation for Idaho core and the development of creativity and thinking skills with an emphasis on integration of technologyA safe and secure learning environmentCaring and compassionate staff committed to providing the best education for each and every childOpportunities for meaningful parent involvementCommitment to the arts including band and choir programs beginning in the elementary grades. The district’s outstanding art program offers course work including ceramics, painting and drawing at the middle school and high school levels
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Photographs of Historic American Falls, Idaho

school library access link
Mileposts link

On behalf of the students,

Staff, Administration and Board of Trustees, We stand committed to maintaining and constantly improving the education and services for our students.

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