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