K12 Payment Center

  • Did you know…?

    K12PaymentCenter provides convenience and information to manage school meal accounts.

    Visit www.k12paymentcenter.com to make deposits or monitor your student's meal account.

    Gaston County School Nutrition offers K12PaymentCenter, a state-of-the-art online service that provides you the convenience and information you need to manage your student's meal account. This feature speeds up serving lines in the cafeteria, eliminates the need to send checks or cash to school, takes away your concerns about lost or forgotten lunch money, and ensures that your child will receive a nutritious meal.

    At no cost, K12PaymentCenter enables families to: 
    • Create a free, secured account to manage your student’s cafeteria account 
    • Check your student's current account balance 
    • Monitor the items your student has been purchasing in the cafeteria 
    • Create settings to receive email notifications when the account reaches a low balance
    For a small program fee of 3.5% per transaction K12PaymentCenter allows any family to:
    • Make a prepayment into your student's meal account using a check, credit card, or debit card at www.k12paymentcenter.com 
    • Funds deposited through K12PaymentCenter are usually available for student use within 24 hours 
    • Create settings to automatically replenish your student's account when it reaches a low balance
    To create a new account, log into www.k12paymentcenter.com. Follow the onscreen directions and register your student using his or her Student ID number. The Student ID number can be obtained by contacting your school's Cafeteria Manager or the School Nutrition offices at (704) 836-9110. If you encounter difficulties completing the registration process, a help desk is available by email at: ContactUs@k12paymentcenter.com.

    “USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider, Employer and Lender”