Summary of Employee Benefits

City Schools' comprehensive benefits package includes a range of services and many options.

Health insurance

  • Employees can choose from a variety of medical plans from providers Kaiser, BlueChoice and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield.
  • Dental coverage options include a dental HMO and a buy-up plan.
  • No-cost vision coverage provides for services every two years.
  • Prescription medication coverage is available with a modest co-pay.

Retirement and pension

In addition to pension plans through the State of Maryland or City of Baltimore (depending on position and bargaining unit), employees can participate in 403(b) tax-sheltered savings plans.

Additional benefits

The following are available at no or modest cost:

  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account for childcare expenses
  • Employee Assistance Plan offering confidential counseling services
  • Dependent child tuition waiver (for employees who live outside the city but who want to enroll their children in City Schools)
  • Higher education tuition reimbursement