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What Benefits Does PSD Offer?


Puyallup School District offers a comprehensive benefits package through the Washington Health Care Authority. 

Your SEBB benefits will include medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D, flexible spending arrangements, -- to name a few. Explore the benefits available as a school employee and learn how to enroll and manage your coverage. 

Explore School Employee Benefits


Who is Eligible for Benefits?

Employees with 3.5 or more FTE and work for a minimum of 190 days (minimum of 630 hours or more per school year) are eligible for benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability


Classified employees working at least 3.5 hours per day 5 days / week and certificated employees working a .5 FTE or above daily are eligible to enroll in the State Retirement System.

In addition to mandated state retirement, the district offers an optional deferred compensation program and tax shelter annuities.

*Substitute employees may be able to purchase service credit at the end of the school year.

Paid Leave

Paid leave entitlements can be found in the corresponding Collective Bargaining Agreement or in School Board Policy in the 5000: Personnel section.

Hourly and substitute employees shall accrue at least one hour of paid sick leave for every forty hours worked as an employee—RCW 49.46.210 (a).

Fringe Benefits

Fringe Benefits for specific positions can be found on the corresponding pages:

Questions about benefits?

Stacy Helmer-Hardie

Xuong Huynh



Questions about Retirement?

Lynn Guyton                                            253-841-8765