Student Meal Accounts

  • Student Meal Accounts

    Every student enrolled in the Geneseo Central School District has a student number. That number is attached to the student’s school records, library privileges, computer use, and cafeteria purchases.

    When students make purchases at breakfast or lunch in Geneseo schools, the computer driven cash register will show a display identified with his/her student number. That is the child’s account. The visual display will include a picture, grade and teacher, any allergies or special diets, and the balance of any money on account. Not shown in the display is information about the child’s eligibility for free or reduced priced meals, and a history of purchases. The cashier uses a touch screen to enter the child’s choices, and a total will appear of money due. If the child receives free meals, the total will be zero. If money has been deposited in the child’s account, the purchases will automatically be subtracted from the total amount on deposit.

    Parents can send money (cash or check*) to the food service department and we will credit the student’s account. Families can send one check* for all their children, indicating to us in a note how they would like the money divided. Parents can call the Food Service office and request a printout of the child’s expenditures at any time.

    Students will be issued an ID card which has a UPC code of their student number. They can use the ID card with a scanner to call up their account at the cafeteria cash register, or enter their student number by PIN pad. 

    We encourage parents to pre-pay student accounts. It creates a great “safety-net” for young students, even if your child often brings lunch from home, you’ll know that the money is there in case their packed lunch is lost or forgotten. And on the days when we serve your child’s favorite lunches, the money is already there to buy a meal. For older students, the convenience of purchasing our low priced lunches every day, knowing your child has 5 or 6 choices of entrees, and that you can control how much money they spend on snacks, is easier and more economical than packing lunch from home. And, your child moves through the line much faster when his/her account is prepaid.

    If you have any questions about student or adult food service accounts, please contact the Food Service Office at 243-3450 ext: 2286

    *Please make checks payable to GCS Cafeteria


    Online Account Payment Option

    If you wish to place funds in your child's account online using your credit card(Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Electronic Check):

    Parents will need to register for an account here -

    Parents login here -

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