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Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS)

Plan Participation

All Shelby County Schools employees are required to enroll in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS), and a five percent (5%) deduction will be automatically contributed per pay period.

  • Some state employees, higher education employees and certified teachers hired after July 1, 2014, will be automatically enrolled in the 401(k) plan at two percent (2%) upon their date of hire. Please review the “Hybrid Pension Plan” flier for an overview.

For questions regarding the retirement benefits or details on the Hybrid Pension Plan, please contact the following


Refund of Accumulated Contributions

If an employee leaves the district before they are eligible to retire, he or she may apply for a refund of the monies they have contributed to TCRS.

Additional Forms: