offers an excellent retirement program administered by
the Denver Public School Retirement System. The program
is a defined benefit program and replaces Social Security
for DPS employees.
employees contribute to the Plan on a tax-deferred basis
at the rate of 8% of their contractual salary. The
District contributes to the Plan each year based upon the
actuary's recommendation. The Plan is fully funded and
among the most financially sound systems in the nation.
Upon your appointment, you will receive "Retirement and
You," a comprehensive description of the retirement
program. If you wish to review this publication prior to
your appointment, please request a copy by clicking
to visit the DPS Retirement System web site or contacting
the DPSRS at (303) 813-4651.