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School Meal Deposit

For the 2023-24 school year, free and reduced meal applications are available for completion. This application must be filled out annually each school year. School meals will have a cost for parents unless they qualify for free or reduced-price meals.

Meal pricing for this year is as follows:
Student Breakfast: $1.90
Adult Breakfast: $2.45
Elementary and Intermediate Student Lunch: $3.10
Junior High and High School Student Lunch: $3.25
Adult Lunch: $4.65

Families can use the Family Portal to make school meal deposits. Video tutorials are available on the Family Portal website to assist parents/guardians in setting up an account. Student ID Numbers needed for account setup can be located in the ParentSquare app in 3 easy steps:  

  1. Use the 3 horizontal bars in the top left corner. 
  2. Select the student, 
  3. Go to Dashboard, then Overview. 

Please contact Pam Branson in the food services department at for assistance with Family Portal. You may also provide a check or cash to your child’s cafeteria on the first day of school.


E-Funds for schools (EFS) can also be used to make school meal and other payments to school. The instructions below will allow you to create an E-Funds account.

EFS integrates seamlessly with our food service and school cost systems, allowing families a convenient way to make payments for all things school-related. 

Here is how you get started with EFS:

  1. Use the following link to access our school district's e~Funds site:

  2. Refer to the Step-by-Step Guide to assist in setting up your account and adding your student(s).  

  3. Obtain your student's Student ID Number located in the ParentSquare App:
    • Use the 3 horizontal bars in the top left corner.
    • Select the student,
    • Go to Dashboard, then Overview. 

Please be aware of EFS's convenience fee schedule for credit/debit card transactions as follows:

Deposits of $0.01-$100: $2.85
Deposits of $100.01-$200: $5.70
Deposits of $200.01-$300: $8.55
Deposits of $300.01-$400: $11.40
Deposits of $400.01-$500: $14.25

With EFS, we can offer an additional payment option of ACH Direct Debit from checking accounts for a flat fee of $1.50 per transaction.

If you need assistance setting up your EFS account or making a payment, please contact Cheryl DeCaro in the CSCSHC Accounting Department at (317) 861-4463 x1021 or