NORTH GEM SCHOOL DISTRICT #149 is located in Bancroft, Idaho which is part of the picturesque Gem Valley in Southeastern Idaho. We serve the public education needs of families living from Lund to Chesterfield, and sometimes beyond.  Our district serves about 200 preschool through 12th grade students in one building. We are governed by a five member Board of Trustees elected by the patrons of our district.

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Congratulations to the North Gem High School Wrestling Team for placing 4th at the Idaho State Wrestling Tournament! We express appreciation to coaches Justin Williams and Deon Thompson for all of their hard work with our wrestlers. North Gem had six wrestlers place at the state tournament. North Gem’s state placers were:

  • Dawson Barfuss – State Champion (113 pounds)
  • Trenton Thompson – 2nd Place (170 pounds)
  • James Rindlisbaker – 3rd Place (120 pounds)
  • Michael Barfuss – 4th Place (113 pounds)
  • Chance Williams – 4th Place (126 pounds)
  • Gavin Brito – 6th Place (120 pounds)


Congratulations to Coach Dana Strong for being named the football conference Coach of the Year and Bridger Jensen for being named the conference Overall Player of the Year for the 2016 football season! Other honors for North Gem football players include:

All-Conference First Team

  • Dylan Low (running back)
  • Bronx Holbrook (receiver)
  • Brandon Lloyd (offensive line)
  • Bridger Jensen (linebacker)
  • Dawson Barfuss (defensive back)

All-Conference Second Team

  • Bridger Jensen (running back)
  • Walker Davids (quarterback)
  • Jacob Lish (defensive line)

Way to go Cowboys!!! To see all football conference award winners, click here.  


Congratulations to North Gem High School for receiving a 5 star rating from the Idaho State Department of Education!




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