Comprehensive Benefits for You and Your Family

Menlo School offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package for you and your family, including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance. We also offer financial benefits such as a Flexible Spending program for dependent care, unreimbursed medical expenses, and commuter expenses, along with retirement savings planning, and much more. 

What Do We Offer?

Medical Plans

Our employees may choose from four premier medical plans:

  • Kaiser HMO / Kaiser DHMO
  • AETNA Health Savings Account
  • AETNA Preferred Provider Option
  • AETNA Health Maintenance Organization

Delta Dental Plan

California’s most widely accepted Dental Plan


Vision Service Plan (VSP) ensures that employees have access to a wide network of optometrists and vision care specialists.

Retirement Plan

Menlo School is committed to our employees being able to retire with dignity. We offer a TIAA-CREF Defined Contribution Retirement Plan:

  • Menlo School contributes an amount equal to 9% of each qualified employee’s base salary into the employee’s retirement account plus an additional 3% if the employee contributes 3%. An employee saves 15% of their salary each year towards retirement with a contribution of only 3%.
  • Employees may also set aside up to 20% of their salary on a pre-tax basis to save for retirement.

Life Insurance

Menlo School provides a generous life insurance benefit and allows employees to buy additional voluntary life insurance.

Disability Insurance

Menlo School plans will continue to pay a percentage of your income if you become disabled and are unable to work.

Worker’s Compensation Plan

Employees who are injured at work have the right to medical care.

Employee Assistance Plan

Employees and dependents have access to up to six free counseling sessions with this plan.

Flexible Spending Accounts

This benefit allows you to pay for certain expenses with pretax funds.

  • Dependent Care
  • Unreimbursed Medical Care
  • Commuter Costs

On-Campus Child Care Center

A caring and experienced staff offer a play-based curriculum in a vibrant facility on the School’s campus for children, from infancy to five years old, of Menlo School faculty and staff. Learn more.

Health Advocate

This plan provides guidance and help with insurance issues.

Wellness Programs

  • Fitness Training and Gym Facilities
  • Yoga class

Family-Friendly Benefits

  • Menlo School provides an onsite child care center for the children of our faculty and staff (ages six weeks to five years)
  • Two weeks paid parental leave
  • Tuition remission for qualified students of Menlo School employees

Time off

Menlo provides generous time off policies with time off for nationally recognized holidays as well as school break times during winter and spring.