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Fringe Benefits

The Lawndale Elementary School District provides fringe benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance to eligible employees. For enrollment forms and explanation of benefits, click the plan name.

Employees will have the opportunity to make changes to their coverage during open enrollment. Open enrollment begins late October through mid-November of each year. Changes are effective January 1st. 

Each plan also has additional resources available to subscribers.

Medical Plans

Effective 1/1/2020, we offer two HMOs and one PPO.

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO):

  • Kaiser Permanente (800-464-4000)
  • United Health Care (800-624-8822)

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO):

  • Anthem Blue Cross - SISC (800-825-5541)

Waiving coverage?
Employees may waive coverage for a stipend (cash-in-lieu) if they are covered under a spouse or registered domestic partner. You must provide proof of spousal/partner coverage to your HR representative, by submitting a document on letterhead from the spouse/partner's employer stating current coverage dates and the health benefit plans you are covered under as a dependent. To waive your coverage, please complete the online form here.

Medical plan forms

Dental Plans

The district offers two dental plans, an HMO and a PPO. 

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO):

  • DeltaCare | (800-765-6003)

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO):

  • Delta Dental | (800-765-6003)

Vision Plan

The district offers one vision plan.

  • Vision Service Plan (800-877-7195)

Life Insurance

The district provides life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance through The Hartford. Additional/supplemental insurance can be purchased by the employee. 

  • The Hartford (800-289-9140)


The district participates in and contributes to CalPERS, CalSTRS, Metlife (Social Security Alternative), depending on your employment type. Typically, certificated employees are members of CalSTRS, full-time classified employees are CalPERS, and part-time classified employees are Metlife. 

  • CalSTRS (800-228-5453)
    • District contributes 16.28% (2018-19), 18.15% (2019-20), and 19.10% (2020-21). Employee contribute 10.205% (PEPRA) or 10.25% (Classic)
  • CalPERS (888-225-7377)
    • District contributes 18.062%. Employee contributes 7.00%.
  • National Benefit Services (800-274-0503) - FICA Alternative Plan
    • District contributes 3.75%. Employee contributes 3.75%.