Employee Benefits Overview

Our employees are our most valuable asset and are the driving force behind our success. Excellent benefits are one of the ways OKCPS rewards their employees for their commitment to the success of our students and communities. 

OKCPS Employee Benefits Include

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Additional Life
• Employee Assistance Program
• Group Term Life
• Oklahoma Teachers’ Retirement
• Annuity Options
• Health Savings Plan
• Supplemental Insurance
• Paid Sick Leave 



Medical, Dental, Vision and Additional Life
The OKCPS district provides a multi-faceted benefit package with State Group Insurance: Major medical coverage at little to no cost for employees; a full array of benefits options includes dental, vision, life, dependent life; and, the ability to pick up coverage on your spouse and/or children. 

Group Term Life
Eligible employees are automatically enrolled for the Group Term Life and AD&D insurance coverage, which is underwritten by Voya Insurance Company and provided at district expense. Coverage begins on the first day of employment. An Additional life policy can be purchased through Voya Insurance Company for our employees along with spouse and/or children life insurance policies. 

Employee Assistance Program
OKCPS offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, prevention and education services for you and your dependents. 

Oklahoma Teachers’ Retirement 

The OKCPS District contributes a majority* of an employees regular annual compensation to Oklahoma Teachers’ Retirement (OTRS) for eligible employees. If you would like to learn more about OTRS go to www.ok.gov/trs/ 

Annuity Options
OKCPS offers employee paid retirement saving plans. Below is a list of OKCPS approved vendors: • American Fidelity  • VALIC 

Health Savings Plan
A Health Savings Account is an individually owned savings account that allows our employees to set aside money for health care tax-free when they select an HSA qualified High Deductible Health Plan. Money left in the account can accumulate interest. Through American Fidelity our employees can contribute pre-tax amounts up to the yearly maximum allowed.

Supplemental Insurance |
We offer a full array of supplemental insurance. Disability, Accident, Critical Illness and many more available at the employee's expense. 

Flexible Spending Accounts
Eligible staff may choose to participate in the Flexible Spending Accounts Plan (FSAs) allowed under Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code. Under the FSA Plan, eligible employees may redirect a portion of their paycheck each month to their own personal Health Care FSA and/or Dependent Care FSA. The money redirected to the FSA will never be subject to FICA taxes. Oklahoma City Public Schools Flexible Spending Account Administrator is through American Fidelity. 

Paid Sick Leave
Eligible Teachers shall receive 10 days of paid sick leave per year based on a 181 day work year. Additional sick leave is available for those who qualify. 

Paid Vacation
Eligible staff shall accrue at total of 22 vacation days per year, based on a 242 work day schedule.

For additional information please contact the Benefits Team at
405-587-0800 or visit us online at www.okcps.org/benefits