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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.

Open Enrollment 2019 

Our benefits are on a calendar plan year. Changes made during Open Enrollment are effective 1/1/2019 through 12/31/2019. 


Open Enrollment Period: 10/25/2018 - 11/17/2018

Changes Effective: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019


For information about our plans, check out the Open Enrollment Guidebook

All Benefit-Eligible Employee must complete the Open Enrollment Acknowledgement Form (even if you are waiving coverage)

Medical Plans

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

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO):

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO):

Waiving Coverage?
Complete the Open Enrollment Acknowledgement Form and select "I am waiving coverage." You must provide evidence of coverage through your Spouse or Registered Domestic Partner. 

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. 


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%.