Nutrition

Nutrition Staff

Nicole Head
Director of School Nutrition
nhead@gcbe.org
706-625-0786

Autumn Gibson
Accounting Specialist, School Nutrition
agibson@gcbe.org
706-879-5013

Kim Franks
Operations Specialist, School Nutrition
kfranks@gcbe.org
706-879-5010

Lisa McKinney
Communications and Compliance Specialist, School Nutrition
lmckinney@gcbe.org
706-879-5011

Meal Payment

Meal Costs

All Gordon County students receive breakfast at no cost. Lunch costs are listed below. Extra helpings and a la carte items are available for minimal charges, which are posted in the school cafeterias.

Breakfast

Lunch

Reduced $0.00

Reduced $0.40

Full Paying Elementary $0.00

Full Paying Elementary $2.50

Full Paying Middle/High $0.00

Full Paying Middle/High $2.65

Adult/Staff $2.50

Adult/Staff $4.00

Paying for Cafeteria Expenses

Charges may be paid using cash, money order, check or online at www.schoolcafe.com. School Café charges a convenience fee for online payments. You may establish a School Café account even if you do not wish to pay online; you can use a School Café account to see the daily menus and nutritional information, to see how much money is in your child(ren)'s account, and to submit a Free and Reduced application. Please click this SchoolCafe link for instructions on setting up an account for your student.

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:   Please visit  www.schoolcafe.com to make online payments into your child(ren)'s account.  School Café charges a convenience fee for online payments, and to make them you will need the following:

  • Credit or debit card

  • Your child's/children's student ID number  

Please click this SchoolCafe link for instructions on setting up an account for your student. You may contact the School Nutrition Office at 706-625-0786 or lmckinney@gcbe.org if you do not know your child's student ID number.

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 706-879-5013 to speak with our Accounting Specialist.  

Please see our Meal Charge Policy (as of July 22, 2020) for more details on all aspects of meal payment.