The state allocation for the 2021-22 school year is $820.00.

You may access information on benefits on the North Thurston Public Schools District’s homepage under Benefits.  NTPS Benefits Website

The pooling amount for this year is $1,021.75 for a full time FTE.

Do you understand your vision plan?

It is possible to have a complete eye exam along with glasses using any lens, all the coatings that are provided and a new frame for the co-payment costs only.

For the $17.55 a month ($210.60 year premiums), an entire family can receive the following benefits:

  • Is your doctor a participating provider?
  • Did you ask to see all of the frames that are fully covered by the VSP plan?
  • Have you checked with the company to see what you are entitled to?

You can do this at You will need your Premera number for ID. At this site you can also find a participating provider. After your visit to your provider check the website again to see how much you have saved.

  • If you select materials that exceed the coverage of this plan you should also receive a 20% discount.
  • You may also receive a discount for lasik surgery. Again, check the VSP web site, for eligibility information and participating doctors.

NEA Benefits