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.
  

How does e-Funds for Schools work?

  • Families set up and maintain their own log-ins, passwords, and payment preferences. Your account information is retained in a password-protected file.
  • e-Funds For Schools will help to eliminate last minute check writing hassles and improve efficiencies.
  • Online payments will help eliminate the worry that your children could lose or forget the money intended for school items.
  • Payments from a credit card or checking account are easy to set up.
  • Parents/guardians have the option of establishing a recurring payment or may opt to make one-time payments.
  • Your payment history for the year is available with a click of the mouse.

Charging Procedure 6700



Online Payments

Online Payments: eFunds

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

Convenience Fees

The service provider has a nominal convenience fee for completing transactions. The district does not share in the fee. It goes directly to e-Funds. Parents can pay fees and reload accounts for multiple children and have it count as ONE transaction.

Electronic Checking Payment (from your bank account) = $1.00
Note: This fee goes directly to e-Funds and is not set by the school district. 
The system carries a Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) charge if the payment is returned as such. 

Credit or Debit Cards = $2.45 ($0.50 increase due to new credit card regulations)
Note: This fee goes directly to e-Funds and is not set by the school district.  

There is no daily limit on the transaction amount.
Parents can now pay for multiple students at the same time and incur only one (1) convenience fee.
 
About e-Funds

The Nine Mile Falls School District is pleased to offer a service for parents called e-Funds for Schools. This user-friendly program offers various options for parents/guardians who choose to make meal payments and school fees online.

Parents will have the option of paying fees by having funds electronically withdrawn from their checking account, credit card or debit card. e-Funds For Schools is a secure service provider authorized by the Board of Education. e-Funds will charge parents a convenience fee for processing payments, similar to other online banking services. The district will not request or keep records of family checking or credit card account information.  

Access to e-funds is available through links on this page or through Skyward Family Access.
 
Instructions:


Step-by-step instructions have been created to assist you with the e-Funds process.

>> Guide for parents

Note to Parents:

You will be in full control of your e-funds account and can make a payment at any time that is convenient for you. No payments will be allowed without your knowledge and authorization. By providing your home and/or work e-mail address, the system will send an e-mail notification informing you of the student's name, the purpose of the payment, and the amount of the transaction. The e-Funds for Schools Website is secure and uses industry standard data encryption.

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.