PrePayment 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.

San Gabriel Unified School District Food Services is proud to be transitioning to SchoolCafé, a safe and secure way for parents to make online payments to their child’s cafeteria accounts.

Coolidge Elementary, Washington Elementary, Jefferson Middle and Del Mar High School have already transitioned from using the online payment system My School Bucks to the online system SchoolCafé. Students who are carrying a balance in My School Bucks as of March 31, 2017 will have that balance carried over to SchoolCafé.

McKinley Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary, Wilson Elementary, and Gabrielino High School have not transitioned yet and will remain on My School Bucks through the end of the 2016-2017 school year. Money from My School Bucks will be transferred to SchoolCafé when these schools transition over.


Online Payments


We are pleased to offer an online payment option for parents to prepay their students lunch account through "My School Bucks". Click the link above.

ONLINE MEAL PRE-PAYMENT: There is a small $1.95 transaction fee per online account deposit, with no dollar limit per transaction and multiple students can have money deposited in one transaction! 

Other features include ability to check you students meal history and set up  LOW BALANCE ALERTS.  Low balance alerts may be set whether you pay online or send pre-paid checks or cash with your child. Make sure to set up your MySchoolBucks account by clicking "" button above.

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.