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Welcome to the Agua Fria Union High School District Benefits Page!

This is a brief summary of benefits provided to full-time employees (.6/ Certified or 30 hours per week/classified) for the plan year beginning


July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

 Please consult benefits forms and Plan Documents for more details. Please find our benefits documents here.





The United Healthcare PPO Plan provides pre-tax Medical and Dental coverage. The district pays $394.00 per month towards one of our medical plans (Choice Plus One, Choice Plus Two and HDHP1300). If the employee waives medical coverage the District will pay for employee only coverage on both dental and vision insurance. Premium sheet, Summary of Benefits, Enrollment Guide, Health Savings Account (HSA) forms are attached and found under documents.

Customer Service Number:





Managed Care Plan where employees either choose a dentist or are assigned a dentist within the provider network: Routine services will be provided at reduced fees. EDS Orthodontists offer 25% off their normal and customary fees.

Customer Service Number: 1-800-722-9772




Comprehensive vision plan that allows a vision exam once every 12 months, lenses once every 12 months, contact lenses once every 12 months and frames once every 24 months. There is up to 20% off of additional purchases that are not covered under the plan.

Customer Service Number: 1-800-522-0258

Network Directory found here.




Employees may also be eligible for the following products through our Third Party Administrator, Trustmark:

·   Disability Insurance

·   Accident Insurance

·   Cancer Insurance

·   Texas Life Insurance

·   Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)- Health Equity

·   Longer Term Care



Symetra Life insurance carries the district paid policy. Full-time employees are eligible for a death benefit equal to one (1) times their annual salary upon election during Open Enrollment only. Additional life insurance as a supplemental life insurance for Spouse(25K max), Children (10k max) and Employee (150k max) .


Other Benefits

Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS): The Arizona State Retirement System contribution for 2013-14 is 11.30% of wages. This 401A Plan is designed to provide supplemental income to you upon retirement. The amount of contribution is shared equally by you and the Agua Fria Union High School District. For more information please contact ASRS at 602-240-2000 or click here.


Arizona State Retirement System Long Term Disability (LTD): The ASRS Long Term Disability contribution is .24% of wages which is provided through your participation with ASRS. The plan pays 66 2/3% of your monthly salary after you have been disabled for 180 days. Your LTD benefit will continue until you recover, are no longer under medical care, retire or are no longer eligible for benefits under ASRS guidelines, whichever comes first.

Worker’s Compensation: Employees are automatically covered by Worker’sCompensation insurance through AZ Alliance for Worker’s Compensation. If an employee is injured in an accident arising out of and in the course of his/her employment, he/she is entitled to 66 2/3% of their regular compensation.
Tax Deferred 403(b)/457(b) Investment Plans:  Internal Revenue Service laws allow employees of public schools to participate in tax-sheltered 403(b) or 457(b) plans to set aside savings for retirement on a pre-tax basis. The district also offers a post-tax investment option with a ROTH 403(b).  The Agua Fria Union High School District has appointed TSA Consulting Group, Inc.  to the be the Third Party Administrator for these plans. Please click here for vendor information, educational materials/videos and forms.

Leaves: Full-time employees qualify for a variety of leaves including discretionary, sick, jury duty, military, family and medical, parental, bereavement and other absences as approved by the Superintendent. Please contact HR for more details regarding a specific type of leave.