News and Updates


New for 2021-22

Right Start 4 Kids- Delta Dental has included as part of each Delta Dental package a benefit called Right Start 4 Kids.  This plan covers children 100% up until their 13th birthday with no deductible up to the annual maximum, subject to limitations.  For further details look at our Dental page.

Pet Insurance- APS has partnered with ASPCA to offer pet insurance.  There are several customizable options to fit your needs.  Visit our additional benefits page for more information. 

Aurora Public Schools Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plan - Annual Universal Availability Notice

Please view the APS Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plan Universal Availability Notice.  For more information on our retirement plans, please visit the APS Retirement page at:  

Benefits end date for employees leaving the district
Starting July 1, 2019, your benefits will end on the last day of the month in which you terminate employment (i.e. your last day worked). View the full notice on how this may effect you and who to contact with further questions.

New Hire Enrollment

As a new hire you have 30 calendar days from your start date (the start date being the first day on the the job) to enroll in benefits.  Step by step instructions are available with additional FAQs 

Contributions and Rates

View the monthly premium rates effective July 1, 2021.  

APS contributes $602.21.48 for medical insurance and $23.01 for dental insurance each month toward the cost of the premium for licensed employees and full-time (six (6) hours per day or more) classified employees.  Medical insurance premiums for classified employees working fewer than six (6) hours, but at least 4 hours, will be pro-rated.  

Employees who enroll in a medical plan with a monthly premium that is less than the employer contribution of $602.21 per month may use the additional dollars to offset the cost of dental coverage or vision coverage.  For those who choose a high deductible plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA), the remaining employer contribution may be applied to the HSA.

All medical and/or dental premiums paid by employees will be deducted monthly on a a pre-tax basis unless otherwise selected during enrollment.   

MyAPSbenefits Instructions

Aurora Public Schools offers a variety of benefits options to meet the needs of their employees.    

Through MyAPSbenefits you will be able to shop for your benefits and complete your enrollment online.

  • Go to (If you type the address in the browser; do NOT put http or www in the web address)
  • Username: APS + your employee id number
  • Password: Employee's capitalized first letter of their first name + lower case first letter of their last name + last 5 of SSN
  • Upon login, you will be prompted to change your password

If you have any technical questions, contact Technical Support at (888) APS-0704/(888) 277-0704 Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Central time.  

Visit our other benefits pages for more information on Medical, Dental and Vision

Medicare 101

Presenting Medicare 101 and the Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan.  Click here to get more information including who can join Medicare, Part A vs Part B, coverage options and more.  

Medicare Part D-  prescription drug coverage is an optional benefit offered to everyone who has Medicare. Find out here how you can get prescription drug coverage and make the right choice for you

Benefits Summary