Enrollment

Who is Eligible?

You are eligible to participate in the Lee’s Summit School District benefits program if you are regularly scheduled (full- and part- time) staff member receiving compensation included in a District contract and/or compensation summary or as required by law.  Regularly scheduled is defined as working in a position required during the hours and days of the student attendance calendar authorized for the school term. The District’s contribution towards medical coverage for part-time employees is pro-rated based on the position and the number of hours worked. The medical premium costs illustrated on this site apply to full-time employees. Part-time employees should contact the District’s Business Services Department at (816) 986-1000 or by email at benefits@lsr7.net for medical rates.

Dependent Eligibility

You may elect medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage for your eligible dependents.

For Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, eligible dependents include:

  • Your legal spouse
  • Your dependent children (through the end of the calendar year in which they turn age 26)
  • When approved, your dependent children over age 26 who are incapable of self-care because of a handicap, and who rely on you for support

For Life Insurance, eligible dependents include:

  • Your legal spouse
  • Your unmarried dependent children (through the end of the calendar year in which they turn age 26)
  • When approved, your dependent children over age 26 who are incapable of self-care because of a handicap, and who rely on you for support
  • Your spouse and/or dependent children must not be full-time members of the Armed Forces

When am I Eligible?

New hires are eligible to select among the Lee’s Summit School District options effective the first of the second month following date of hire.  Date of hire is defined as the first day of an employee’s contract and/or compensation summary. For example, if employment starts anytime in September, insurance coverage will begin on November 1st.

To confirm your insurance coverage begin date please contact the District’s Business Services Department at (816) 986-1000 or by email at benefits@lsr7.net.

When do Payroll Deductions Begin?

Payroll deductions for benefits begin one month prior to your insurance coverage start date.

If applicable, HSA and HRA contributions will begin in the month your coverage starts.