PrePayment

Pre-Payment Options

All meals and a la carte items are reasonably priced to encourage participation while maintaining a self-supporting operation.

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.  Thank you for keeping account balances up-to-date which allows school employees to focus on feeding and educating students instead of account collections.  

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Breakfast includes three food items:  one cup fruit: choice of fresh fruit and/or orange juice, wholesome milk from Clover Sonoma and choice of whole grain entrees. all cereal choices 6 grams or less grams sugar per serving.  

Lunch includes a choice of five food items: variety of whole grains, lean protein, fresh fruit, and fresh vegetables and wholesome milk from Clover Sonoma

BREAKFAST PRICES    LUNCH PRICES     A LA CARTE PRICES  

Full Paid K-5
6-12 Grades      Reduced Price All levels
Adult

$1.75 $2.00 $0.30
$2.50

  Elementary Full Paid Lunch 
Middle Full Paid Lunch 
High Full Paid Lunch   
Reduced Price All Levels 
Adult Price 
$2.75
$3.00
$3.25
$0.40 
$3.75 
  Milk Pint         
Fruit Juice 4 oz 
 
$ .50
$ .75
       

 
Prices are in compliance with the Equity in School Lunch Pricing Provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The purpose of the price equity regulation is to ensure that federal funds received for free and reduced price meals are not diverted to cover the meal cost of the students who do not qualify for meal assistance.

Three Ways to Purchase School Meals

In order to make it convenient for parents and students, our cafeteria allows students to pay for their meals using any of three methods:

CASH:   Cash may be given to the cashier daily for their day’s purchase. Cash may also be used to deposit prepayments onto a student’s food service account. Please place cash in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name, ID #, teacher's name and the $ amount. Turn in prepaid deposits to the cafeteria cashier(s) in the morning before school starts. 
     
CHECKS:   The cafeteria accepts checks made payable to “WUSD Cafe.”  Checks may be used for daily purchases or prepayments onto a student’s food service account.  Please place checks in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name, ID #, teacher's name and the $ amount. Turn in prepaid deposits to the cafeteria cashier(s) or school office.


CREDIT/DEBIT CARD: See "Online Prepayments" below.



Online Payments

Online Payments: MySchoolBucks

Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your student's account, 24 hours a day, at your convenience!

Please visit MySchoolBucks.com to make prepayments online any time to you student's meal account.


Questions or assistance regarding MySchoolBucks.com may be sent to lherberg@wusd.org.

To receive email notification of low balances, please follow the steps below:

1. From the home page, hover your mouse over "Account" and choose "My Profile".

2. Enter you email address under the "My Account Info" section.

3. Scroll down to the "Email Notifications Settings" box and place a check mark in the box that says "Please send me an email notification when my student(s) balance drops below $X.XX - enter the dollar amount threshold.

4. There are other options in this section such as notifying you when your credit card expires and notification for Pay As Your Go charges occur.

*** A myschoolbucks.com account can also be used to provide parents with the opportunity to view the student’s sales history and receive low balance notices via email.  These services are available at no charge.  It is easy to enroll in the system.  Go to myschoolbucks.com and click register for an account.  You will need your student’s school, grade, birth date, and student ID number to register.

 

Student Account Refunds

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Refunds & Transfers:  All student balances automatically roll over to the next school year and new grade and/school, as long as your child remains in any Windsor Unified District School.  If relocating or graduating from our district, please click the “Refund Request” to have your student’s balance refunded. 

If you are requesting a refund, please remove any SmartPay option you may have set up while using MySchoolBucks.com, to avoid any further charges to your credit card.  Refunds are processed in the form of a check and typically take 3 to 5 weeks to process and arrive in the mail (additional time may be required due to volume at the beginning and end of each school year).

Transferring of account balances to another student's account can also be done through the “Refund Request” link. Please provide the student’s name, student ID # (if available), name of school student attends, and student's date of birth to receive funds.

Charge Policy

The District offers a charge system to be used on an emergency basis when students forget their lunch money or sack lunch.  Ala Cart and breakfast items are excluded.  Parents/guardians of students who charge a negative balance are notified once a week by District email to the student’s guardians email address on file.  For charges exceeding the $15 limit: The school site sends charge letters home weekly (with a FRE meal benefit application attached if the student is new.)  Food service staff in coordination with the school's bilingual liaisons telephone families exceeding the $15 limit.  After three documented communication attempts the family will be noticed the date they will be unable charge another meal until the balance is paid in full so they are prepared to pack a lunch and communicate with the student to avoid embarrassment.

 



Online Payments

Online Payments: MySchoolBucks

Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your students account 24 hours a day at your convenience.


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.