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With a wave of business and industry development, unique military assets, high-quality job growth, and competitive affordability, Colorado Springs consistently ranks as one of the best places to live and work.

U.S. News & World Report Best Places to Live

#2 Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2022-2023


Faculty/staff salaries at The Colorado Springs School are competitive with local and regional independent schools. The Colorado Springs School’s Board of Trustees views the area of compensation for faculty/staff as one of its top priorities. The below-listed employer paid products are for full time employees.

Medical and Dental Insurance

The Colorado Springs School pays 85% of the premium for individual coverage; faculty/staff members pay a portion of the premium to add dependents to the plan.

Life Insurance

The Colorado Springs School pays the premium for life insurance in the amount of $50,000 for a base policy, while employees have the option of purchasing an additional multiplier policy up to $200,000.

TIAA/CREF Retirement Program

The Colorado Springs School contributes five percent of a faculty/staff member’s salary after a two-year waiting period unless the faculty/staff member is already contributing to TIAA-Cref. Faculty/staff members may opt to contribute additional pre-tax dollars up to the IRS maximum.


The Colorado Springs School offers employer paid short-term and long-term disability policies.

Tuition Remission

The Colorado Springs School offers significant tuition remission to faculty dependents, and the school encourages faculty with children ages three through grade 12 to apply to The Colorado Springs School.

Professional Development

All employees are encouraged to enhance their skills and further their careers through relevant seminars and workshops.


The Colorado Springs School provides a discounted lunch on campus for all employees.

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