Avon Community School CorporationFood Service Department
Forms of Payment
There are three forms of payment accepted, credit cards, cash and check. All students can use MySchoolBucks, a pre-paid meal payment system at http://www.myschoolbucks.com, to load funds with a credit or debit card. For new accounts, make sure to have your student ID available when signing up for access and be aware that there is a service fee of $1.95 per transaction. Once an account is established, meal and purchase history can be viewed and account controls can be set to send reminders of low balances and automatically add funds. Students paying with cash or check should use an envelope with student name and ID to ensure the money is deposited into the correct account. Checks should be made payable to "(School Name) Cafeteria" and should include student name and ID in the memo line. If using one check for multiple accounts within the same building, please label with specific instructions.
If a check is returned NSF (Non-Sufficient Fund), ACSC Food Service Department will assess a $25 fee per check. Upon notification, the parent/guardian is expected to rectify the bad check with alternative payment of the fees as check amount within 10 days. Pursuant to Indiana law, failure to comply may result in criminal prosecution. After two NSF checks are received from a family, alternative payment will be necessary.
Account Balance Information
Account balance information may be accessed by using MySchoolBucks.com or by contacting your student's cafeteria manager directly. Students will notified of low balances at the point of sale and letters will be sent home at the elementary and intermediate level. At the end of each school year, funds remaining the account will be applied to the upcoming year. Refunds will only be available to students graduating or leaving the district. Accounts with a balance of $20 or more will be automatically refunded to the parent. For balances less than $20, a written request should be submitted within 60 days of the date in which the student left the district. Throughout the year, textbook over payment or reversed library charges of $20 or less will automatically be applied to student lunch accounts.
ACSC has a limited charging policy in the event that students do not have any lunch money. No charging will be permitted during the month of May in order to bring all accounts current. Account balances are available daily in the cafeteria and parents can utilize MySchoolBucks.com to monitor balances. The site also allows you to set up alerts for low balances free of charge.
Two (2) Lunch Trays
Two (2) Breakfast Trays
No a la carte sales
After two lunch charges, students will receive an alternative meal of peanut butter sandwich (or cheese with a documented allergy) and milk. Students will be given verbal warnings when their balance gets low and letters will be sent home when the account is negative.
Middle School & High School
Charging is not permitted but the alternative meal (see above) will be provided. High school students are also required to have their ID card to purchase meals. A replacement ID card is available in the office.
Adults are not permitted to charge at any building.
Collection of Funds
ACSC expects parents to be responsible for monitoring student accounts and maintaining a positive cash balance. Discrepancies in purchases to you/your child's account must be noted within 30 days of the date of the transaction. Parents are encouraged to apply for meal assistance at any point in the school year if needed. ACSC will attempt to collect all money owed. In the event money cannot be collected, a third-party collection agency may be used.