Pre-Payment Options

Please take advantage of the options to prepay your student's meal accounts.
Prepaid meal accounts help the lunch lines go faster and gives students more time to eat, relax, and play.
It also gives you the peace of mind of not having to worry about looking for lunch money every day or worry that it might get lost, stolen or used for other things other than lunch.

Online Payments

Online Payments: Lunch_Prepay

NEW PAYMENT Options are on the way, 

More information will be forthcoming.


Dealing with your children’s school money just got easier!  Transylvania County Schools is now using an online meal prepay service. 

As a parent you can rest assured in knowing that the money that you place on your child’s meal account is secure and available for your student to use in Transylvania County Schools cafeterias.

Please visit to set up and then access your child’s meal account.  The website is new and improved, with more features that make it easier for you to manage your child’s account.  The new system not only allows email notifications but now you may set up text notifications when school meal balances are low.

Please go to and click “Register Now” to create an account.  Select Transylvania County Schools from the drop-down lists of school districts, fill in the requested information, input your credit or debit card information and you’re ready to go! Note that you will need your child’s student ID number; simply contact your child’s school for their ID number. 

 Benefits of an Account

-          Quick and easy payment system for your student’s meals and school fees

-          Deposit to multiple students’ accounts with one single payment

-          Recurring payments can be set for monthly or weekly deposits

-          Notifications sent via text or email when new school fees are assigned to your student

-          Step-by-step registration is easy and account management is simple and intuitive

-          Secure payment processing

-         Your information is confidential – we do not sell your information to anyone!

-          Access online payments on

-          A per transaction fee does apply - funds can be divided among students without additional cost. 

-          See your student’s meal account balance any time

-          Automated notifications via email and text when your student’s meal account balance falls below an amount you determine

-          See 120 days of meals and fees purchased and payments made, so you know exactly how your money is being spent

Send Check or Cash

You can always bring money personally or send it with your student. Please place it in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name, their ID #, their teacher's name, the $ amount and the check #. Turn in prepaid deposits to the cafeteria cashier(s) or school office.

Download and Print Out a pre-formatted #10 Envelope for making Deposits

If you choose to bring money to school personally or send it with your student, please put it in an envelope clearly marked with the student's first and last name, their ID #, their teacher's name, and the amount enclosed.