Columbia Heights Public Schools offers an extensive and affordable benefit package for eligible staff. Below is a summary of some of the many benefits the District has to offer. Current employees refer to HeightsNET for more specific benefits information.
Employee Cost / Month
- Three high-deductible plans with District-funded VEBA
- Includes routine eye exams
- VEBA 834 1200/2400
- VEBA 835 1850/3700,
- Minimum Value Plan
$1200 Single: $84.50
$2400 Family: $298.50
$1850 Single: $39.00
$3700 Family: $176.50
Min Val Single: $0
Min Val Family: $0
- 100% funded by the district
- Auto-enrolled when you select a High-Deductible plan
Healthcare savings account
Employer Contribution per Year
1200 or 1850 plan - Single: $1,200
2400 or 3700 plan – Family: $2,400
MVP Single: $2,904
MVP Family: $6,090
- $1500 Max per person/year,
- $50 deductible per person/year
Delta Dental PPO & Delta Dental Premier Networks with limited Ortho coverage
Employee Only: $21.00
Employee + Family: $63.50
- High Plan: VSP Choice Network & Affiliates
- Low Plan: EyeMed Discount Program
Ameritas High (exam and materials) and Low Plans (materials only)
Flexible Spending (FSA), Dependent Care (DCAP), and VEBA; all with Further debit card to use for eligible expenses
LTD through Madison National Life: 66-2/3% benefit; 60 Day Elimination Period
Basic, AD&D, Supplemental, and Dependent Life Coverage through Madison National Life Insurance Company
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Short-term counseling and referral services.
Advice & consultation, family matters, document prep, auto, IRS audit legal services, representation and more.
Monthly monitoring of identity, counsel when needed.
Voluntary Retirement Programs
403(b), Roth 403(b), & 457 Deferred Compensation. Please refer to your Employment Agreement or Contract for participation & match eligibility.