The Central Dauphin School District utilizes the MealsPlus Accounting System for the Cafeteria Services
Program. All student account balances from the end of the 2013-2014 school year have been carried forward to the new system.
The MealsPlus Cafeteria System utilizes the K12 Payment Center/Lunch Prepay.com
module to bring school lunch into the age of technology. Using the secure site
to make payments and monitor student accounts provides you the assurance of
knowing where your money is going and how it is being spent. Using LunchPrepay.com will remove the stress that comes
with making sure your student has cash for lunch. LunchPrepay.com is an easy, secure and convenient
way to pay for lunch.
The K12 Payment Center/Lunch Prepay.com website was developed by
Education Management Systems, Inc. a K-12 administrative software company
headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina. Education Management Systems
develops, distributes, and supports school accounting and food service
management software in schools throughout the United States.
Lunch Prepay.com is the one-stop shop for automated school meal
meal payments on the internet using your credit card
your child’s meal account balance
low balance alerts by e-mail
what your child is buying
There is no fee to parents/guardians for using Lunch Prepay.com.
The user transaction fee to make
payments will be covered by the Central Dauphin School District, Cafeteria
The registration fee for a
“premium” account has been waived and will show as “$0.00”. Choose this
option for the ability to see your student’s transactions on line.
A minimum of $20.00 deposit to a
student account is recommended for all transactions.
It typically takes less than a day
from the time a parent/guardian registers until they can make a meal
payment. Students must be verified before we can accept payments.
meal payments are applied to your student’s meal account within 24 hours.
If parents prefer not to use the K12 Payment Center/Lunch
Prepay.com system to deposit funds, money may be added to student accounts by
sending cash, checks, or money order made payable to “Central Dauphin School
District Cafeteria Fund” to school with your student. Please note, when paying
by check or money order, please include your student’s name and account number
within the memorandum line.
The student number requested in the K12 Payment Center/Lunch
Prepay.com module needed to add a student is your student’s school
identification number. This number
has NOT changed from the previous school year. If you do not know your
student’s id number, please contact the school building.
Please click the link below to access the K12 Payment Center/Lunch