• Meal Costs

    Breakfast       Lunch
    Reduced $0.00       Reduced .40
    Full Paying Elementary $0.00       Full Paying Elementary $2.15
    Full Paying Middle/High $0.00       Full Paying Middle/High $2.40
    Adult/Staff $2.00       Adult/Staff $3.40
       

    PAYING FOR MEALS  

    Student meals may be paid for using cash, money order, check or online. Meals may be paid for daily, weekly, monthly or yearly.

    CASH:   Please place the money into an envelope.  Include the following information on the front of the envelope:

    • Full name of student
    • Homeroom teacher's name and grade
    • Student ID 

    MONEY ORDER:   Please make it payable to Gordon County School Nutrition Dept.  Include your child's full name with Student ID Number.  

    CHECK:   Please make check payable to Gordon County School Nutrition Dept. Be sure to include the following information on the check: 

    • Adult name, address, and telephone number 
    • Driver's license number of the check writer
    • Child's name and student ID number 

    Returned checks are handled by CHECKredi Payment Services

    If the School Nutrition Program receives 2 checks returned for non-sufficient funds (NSF) checks will no longer be accepted as a form of payment from the check writer.

    ONLINE:   To create a secured account for each of your students using his or her school student ID number, please visit www.schoolcafe.com.  There is a convenience fee for this service.

    To create an account, you will need the following:

    • Credit or debit card
    • Your child's/children's student ID number  
     
    For step-by-step instructions to set up an account in SchoolCafe, please scroll to the end of this section, or go to the School Cafe section of the Nutrition webpage. 
     
     
     
    REFUNDS
     
    All refund requests for amounts over $10.00 must be submitted in writing.  A check will be issued and mailed within 30 days.  Please see your school's Nutrition Manager for our refund request form, or call 706-879-5012 to speak with our Accounting Specialist.   
     

    Charge Policy

    Elementary Schools:  Students will not be allowed to charge more than $25.00 in meals.  Charge letters will be sent home with students to notify parents at the first negative balance. If a student arrives at school without money for lunch and has reached the charge limit, he/she will be provided an alternate meal (such as a cheese sandwich and milk).  Charges are not allowed for extras or a la carte items.

    Middle Schools:   Students have limited charge privileges. If a student arrives at school without money he/she is allowed up to five (5) days of charges. If a student arrives at school without money and has met the charge limit, he/she will be provided a lite lunch (such as a peanut butter sandwich and milk or cheese sandwich and milk). The student will be notified at the point of sale of the first negative balance and a letter will be sent home notifying the parents of charges incurred and the alternate meal. Charges are not allowed for extras or a la carte items.

    High Schools :   Students are not allowed to charge. However, an alternate meal will be offered to students upon request.

    Adults:   Adults are not allowed to charge.

     
     

     

     

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