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Benefits Provided by Public Prep

The health of our employees – and their families – is extremely important to us and we place a high priority on providing and maintaining comprehensive benefit programs for employees of Public Prep. We are committed to offering strong and competitive benefit plans with high-quality insurers, and strive to keep costs affordable for our employees. Each year, we evaluate our total rewards package to ensure that we are providing our team with the most comprehensive benefits possible. All of our full-time employees are eligible to enroll in our benefits plans and we even offer competitive rates for spouses, domestic partners, dependents, and families!

If you have any questions about our benefits programs, please contact our Managing Director of Talent, Emilee Christopher at echristopher@publicprep.org

2016-17 Benefits Overview


Our Oxford/United Healthcare HSA/EPO Freedom Network Plan gives our employees access to a large bank of healthcare providers in the Oxford Network. Our plan helps cover the cost of routine check-ups, prescription medicine, emergency hospital visits, etc. All of our employees are encouraged to enroll in our FSA plan to maximize this benefit and offset some of the deductible costs.

Aflac Voluntary Benefits

We offer our employees an added benefit of electing select supplemental benefits through Aflac to enhance their medical coverage.


Public Prep covers the cost of dental insurance through United Healthcare for every employee. The dental plan provides complete preventative coverage to help you and your family avoid future dental problems. It will also allow you and your family to receive major restorative and orthodontic dental care if and when the need arises. Our United Healthcare Network provides in and out of network coverage with a maximum benefit of up to $1,500 per family member, per year.


Vision care with United Healthcare offers you and your family a benefit that covers all routine eye care, including eye exams and eyeglasses (lenses & frames) or contacts. The plan features in-network and out-of network benefits, with enhanced benefits in-network, and a national panel of optometrists and ophthalmologists.

Other Insurance Benefits Covered by Public Prep

New York State - Disability
Enhanced Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Life and AD&D

Flexible Spending Account Plan

Our Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) are fueled by the Benny Card and allow our employees the flexibility to personalize their benefits as it pertains to health care spending, dependent care, and financing your daily commute!

Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA)

Our Flexible Spending Accounts allow employees to set aside pre-tax dollars for health care expenses for up to $1,200 per year for health care.

Dependent Care

An added benefit of our Flexible Spending Program is that it allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars to be utilized for dependent care services up to $5,000 per household.

Commuter Benefits

Allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars for commuting with New York City Transit (MTA/Metro North/LIRR) up to $130 per month and parkingup to $245 per month.

Retirement- 403(B) Retirement Plan

This plan is offered through CPI – Qualified Plan Consultants with a dollar-for-dollar match, capped at 5% of salary with a three-year vesting period. This is a discretionary match and can be changed at any time. We offer both pre-tax (403(b)) and post-tax (Roth) options to maximize your capacity to save for retirement.

$1,500 Professional Development Stipend

We encourage each of our employees to model the lifelong learning we develop in our scholars. Our Professional Development Stipend program allocates $1,500 per year, per employee to use towards professional development workshops or tuition reimbursement (additional $500 tuition reimbursement rewarded if pursuing Special Education certification) aligned with personal and professional SMART goals or school-identified needs.

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Public Prep Network, Inc.

  • 441 East 148th Street
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  • Bronx, NY 10455
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  • T: 212-346-6000
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  • F: 212-346-9096

Public Prep is a nonprofit network of tuition-free, single-sex elementary and middle public charter schools in New York City.

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