• For Benefits information, please contact:


    Caren CarmichaelCaren Carmichael, Benefits Specialist
    Benefits Specialist

    (803) 476-8168










    Debbie Rennhack, Human Resources Specialist

    Debbie Rennhack
    Human Resources Specialist




  • School District 5 of Lexington & Richland Counties is proud to offer the following benefits available to full-time and part-time certified employees:

    The insurance benefits listed below are available through the S.C. Public Employee Benefits Authority.  More details can be found at:  www.peba.sc.gov

    • Health insurance plans in which all include a prescription drug plan
    • Dental insurance including the BCBS Dental Plus Plan
    • Life insurance
    • Long term disability
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Vision care discounts

    We also work with Colonial Life to offer supplemental plans such as a short-term disability plan, Universal Life and a cancer plan to our employees.  Colonial’s website:  www.coloniallife.com

    The retirement program choices include the traditional South Carolina Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Plan where one can choose one of four vendors to invest their contributions.  Retirement option details can be found at the PEBA website:  www.peba.sc.gov

    For access to Social Security:  www.ssa.gov