Online Meal Payment

The Complete Online Solution

Please review the Terms and Conditions of Use document in the Related Documents section.

NOTE: For your protection, K12 Payment Center has updated their servers to use only TLS 1.2 for secure data transmission. If you are using old versions of internet browsers, they may not be able to access the website. See browser version support here to verify your webbrowser is compatible.

This payment option will not replace cash and check payments, but is an additional payment option for your convenience. Features offered by the on-line solution are:

See your student's meal balance at anytime from anywhere
Deposit payments for multiple students in just one click
Setup recurring payments for monthly or weekly deposits
Reviewing individual student meal histories
Automated notifications via email or text when your student's balance falls below an amount you choose
There is a $1.95 convenience fee charged for all transactions on both the Basic and Premium accounts
Go to: to setup your child's account. You will need your child's Student ID number to setup an account. If you do not know your child's Student ID number you may contact your child's school secretary or cafeteria bookkeeper.

NOTE: K12 Payment Center is eliminating the fee for premium accounts effective for the 2016-2017 school year. After the change all users who sign up for the service will have access to premium account features at no extra cost. Existing accounts that have basic service will be upgraded to premium.

Additional Information:

Accounts are verified daily every two hours, except between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. while meals are being served.
Money is posted daily to student accounts every two hours, except between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. while meals are being served.
Meal Histories are updated daily after lunch.
Catoosa County Public Schools asks that you carefully review the Terms and Conditions of Use for the K12 Payment Center.

Who do I contact when I have a problem?

On-Line Transactions: When you have a problem with your K12 Payment Center account, please contact our third party vendor (Education Management Systems)

Examples of On-Line Transaction problems are:

You are not able to locate your child's account
Your child's account balance is incorrect, because money placed on your child's account hasn't posted after the 24 hour time frame
You have forgotten your username and/or password to the site
Education Management Systems can assist you with issues directly related to transactions performed on the prepay web site.

Purchases: If you have a question regarding charges made to your child's meal account, please contact your child's cafeteria bookkeeper.