Supplemental Benefits

  • Employees may also be eligible for the following products:

    • Voluntary STD-Short Term Disability (UNUM)
    • Voluntary Life Insurance for you, your spouse, and children (SunLife)
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)-WEX
    • HSA ( Health Savings Account)-Optum Bank (no link required)
    • Pet Insurance (Nationwide)
    • Identity Theft Protection (Allstate)
    • Cancer Insurance (Allstate)
    • Critical Illness (Allstate)
    • Trustmark Accident Insurance
    • Trustmark Hospital StayPay Insurance
    • Trustmark Universal Life Insurance w/ Long Term Care

Other Benefits

  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS): The Arizona State Retirement System contribution for 2022-23 is 12.17% 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 to register online.

    Arizona State Retirement System Long Term Disability (LTD): The ASRS Long Term Disability contribution is .14% 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’s Compensation insurance through AZ Alliance for Worker’s Compensation. To report a work injury, contact the triage nurse at 1 (888) 252-4689, then press 2
    Alliance Triage poster

    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.

    Meaningful Notice 2022   Annual Retirement Benefits Guide 2022  /  TSA website 

    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 Human Resources for more details regarding a specific type of leave.