Cashless Cafeteria System
Saint James Elementary School has a cashless system for the cafeteria. Meals Plus is our Point of Sale and K12 Payment Center is our online payment access.
Cash is not accepted in the school cafeteria.
For Account Set-Up:
New K12 Online Payment Website Facts
What is my child’s Student Number?
The Student Number is a unique number assigned to each child by Saint James Elementary School. Please contact the Business Office if you do not know what number to use.
How long does it take for the payment to show at my student’s school?
Generally, all lunch payments are applied within 24 hours.
What if I forgot my username or password?
Click on “Forgot Login Info?” on the K12 Payment Center login screen. Submit your registered e-mail address and they will send you a return e-mail with your information.
What if I can’t remember what e-mail address I used or it is no longer available?
Contact the school Business Office and they will be able to assist you.
What does this service cost to Families?
The cost depends on the level of service (Premium or Basic) that you select. Basic membership is free to register, but will charge a $1.95 convenience fee for each deposit you make with your charge or debit card. Premium membership is a $10.00 Lifetime Registration fee per family which includes all children enrolled at Saint James or Red Bank Catholic. Premium membership also charges the $1.95 fee per deposit.
Why are there fees for this service?
The fees cover the cost of maintaining the secure website and the fees that are charged to K12 for processing credit card payments.
How do I know it is safe to enter my credit card information on K12PaymentCenter?
K12Payment Center has 128 Bit Encryption provided by Thawte. Thawte is the most secure trusted name in online shopping. All information submitted is protected by our secure server, which automatically encrypts your personal information so that it cannot be read while traveling over the internet.
How do I setup a low balance notification?
Go to manage profile and enter the low balance amount. Check Send Notifications. You will receive an e-mail when the balance drops below the amount you set. (You must have Premium service to use this feature.)
How do I find out what my student has been buying for lunch?
On your home page, click on Meal History next to the student’s name. (You must have Premium Service to use this feature.)
How do I get a refund? My student is no longer enrolled at Saint James Elementary School or has graduated?
All funds at the end of the year will be rolled over for the next academic year. Funds can be on your account for all the years your child is enrolled. At the end of your child’s 8 th grade year Saint James Elementary School will refund any balances you request over $5.00. Please contact the Business Office for a refund.