Employee Benefits

  • In Columbia Public Schools, the Benefits Department is part of Business Services.  

    The Business Services department is responsible for the administration, direction, and coordination of all financial services for the school district including financial planning, budgeting, treasury management, and investments.

    Hours of operation, weekdays:
    7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

    Overview of Benefits Available for CPS Employees

    Columbia Public Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package to all eligible employees. Medical, Dental and Life Insurance premiums are 100 percent paid by The District for employees working 35 hours or more per week. The District also offers coverage for dependents and voluntary enrollment plans like vision and disability with premiums paid 100 percent by the employee. 

    CPS offers:

    • Medical with prescription benefits
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Life Insurance
    • Disability Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Accident and Hospital Indemnity 

    Current employees can view or change benefit elections by accessing Benefitfocus in the CPS Staff portal

    Business Services - Employee Benefits

    1818 W Worley Street
    Columbia, MO 65203 
    Phone: (573) 214-3710
    Fax: (573) 214-3711
    Benefits Staff (click name to access email address): 
    Click the image above to access the Employee Benefits Portal

    Benefitfocus App