Public Employees' Retirement Association

Employees of Pueblo School District 60 participate in the Colorado Retirement System - Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA)

The retirement system offered through PERA is a defined benefit pension funded through both employer and employee contribution.  In 2019-20 school year, Pueblo School District 60 makes a contribution equal to 20.30% of an employee's salary to PERA.  In addition, the employee is required to pay an additional 8.75% of their salary to the system.  These contributions provide for an excellent retirement program.  The district contribution rates for Pueblo School District 60 and employees will change annually as dictated by PERA.

Yearly Contribution %                    

Employer                                               Employee

      January 2018      20.15%                            Current       8.00%

      July 2019             20.30%                           July 2019    8.75%

                                                                             July 2020   9.50%

                                                                             July 2021    10.00%

Regular Retirement

Questions regarding the Colorado Retirement System may be directed to:

Public Employees' Retirement Association of Colorado

1300 Logan Street

Denver, CO. 80203

(303) 837 6250 or (800) 759-7372

E-mail or call Corrine Arriaga, Benefits Manager, at (719) 549 7132 for more information regarding timelines and procedures

Call the Colorado PERA Disability Program at 1-800-759-7372

Disability Retirement

PERACare is a health benefits program that helps meet the insurance need of our retirees. They offer plans for retirees and their dependents.  Members can enroll in PERACare within 30 days of their retirement. The actual open enrollment period for PERACARE, is October 1 - November 15 for January 1 effective coverage.  For more information, click here.


Pueblo School District 60  |  315 W 11th Street  |  Pueblo, CO. 81003  |  (719) 549-7100

Pueblo School District No. 60 does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, disability, need for special education services, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth status, or other status protected by law in admission, access to, treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities.  Additionally, a lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation in activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Eric DeCesaro, EEO/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504 Compliance Officer for complaints involving employees, and Aaron Bravo, Title IX Compliance Officer for complaints involving students.  Both individuals can be located at 315 West 11th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81003, (719) 549-7100.  Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. (Policy AC, AC-R)

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