Achievement First Benefits

3.9
73 Ratings

Our Benefits

Insurance Perks
Achievement First offers competitive and comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance, group term life insurance and short and long term disability insurance to eligible staff members. Eligible staff members may enroll in health, dental and vision plans for themselves, their family and or domestic partner.


Retirement Plan
To help provide financial security to our staff members during their retirement years, Achievement First sponsors and offers the opportunity for its employees to participate in a retirement plan pursuant to Section 403(b) of the Internal revenue Code with matching opportunities. All Achievement First employees can contribute to the company’s 403(b) plan.

Childcare Leave
Achievement First offers up to 12 weeks of paid leave for eligible employees giving birth to or adopting a child who will be the primary caregiver to the child. Alternate caregivers are permitted 2 weeks of paid leave.

Dependent Care Assistance Program
Achievement First offers a Dependent Care Assistance program (or Dependent Care FSA) that allows employees to make pre-tax contributions into an individual account up to $5,000 ($2,500 if married filing separately) to pay costs related to day care, nursery school, or supervision of an adult dependent.

Back up Dependent Care
Achievement First offers its employees a back-up dependent care option through Bright Horizons that provides temporary child care or adult care in the home or at one of its national facilities for free or a small co-pay.

Other Perks
Other perks include pre-tax commuter benefits (transit), reduced membership rates at local gyms and an employee assistance program that provides information, counseling, and referral services for all employees and their dependents.

Which benefits does Achievement First provide?

Current and former employees report that Achievement First provides the following benefits. It may not be complete.

Insurance, Health & WellnessFinancial & RetirementFamily & ParentingVacation & Time OffPerks & DiscountsProfessional Support

Insurance, Health & Wellness

Health Insurance
4.2
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4.0
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3.0
1 Rating
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Disability Insurance
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Vision Insurance
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Financial & Retirement

3.7
7 Ratings
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3.0
1 Rating

Family & Parenting

5.0
3 Ratings
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Dependent Care
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Family Medical Leave
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Vacation & Time Off

3.0
3 Ratings
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Sick Days
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Perks & Discounts

2.0
1 Rating
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Employee Discount
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Commuter Checks & Assistance
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Gym Membership
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Professional Support

3.0
2 Ratings
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3.0
1 Rating
Diversity Program
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Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Health Insurance(20 comments)

    Co pays are the worst or deductibles

  • Retirement Plan(7 comments)

    Good plan. They match 1:1 up to 4% of salary, capped at $2500 per year.

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave(3 comments)

    12 weeks paid at 100% if you are FMLA eligible.

Apr 10, 2022
4.0
Current High School Biology Teacher in Brooklyn, NY, New York State

Medical, Dental, and Eye coverage is available

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May 19, 2022
2.0
Current Employee

this is the worst healthcare I’ve ever had at a job and they don’t walk you through your benefit options during onboarding.

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Apr 6, 2022
4.0
Former Employee

Easy to work with Benefits Department

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Apr 4, 2022
5.0
Current Employee

Great health care, cell phone, and back up care benefits.

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Apr 4, 2022
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Current Teacher in New Haven, CT, Connecticut

Health, vision, dental insurance offered to employees.

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Feb 28, 2022
3.0
Former Employee

HSA offering and match was useful.

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Feb 6, 2022
4.0
Former Employee

Good insurance + great 403b match!

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Jan 8, 2022
4.0
Current Employee

They offer ample vacation time.

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Jan 2, 2022
3.0
Current Employee

It’s okay for nonprofit work.

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Nov 14, 2021
1.0
Former Associate in New York, NY, New York State

It's not bad if you don't plan on using the health insurance often.

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