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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. 

Medical Plans

Effective 1/1/2019, we offer three HMOs and one PPO.

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO):

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO):

Waiving Coverage?
Employees may waive coverage for a stipend (cash-in-lieu) if they are covered under a spouse or registered domestic partner. Please ask your human resources representative for more information. 

Dental Plans

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

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO):

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO):

Vision Plan

The district offers one vision plan.

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. 

Retirement

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%.
  • Metlife (800-856-7772)
    • District contributes 3.75%. Employee contributes 3.75%.