Pre-Payment Options

Please take advantage of the options to prepay your student's meal accounts. Prepaid meal accounts help the lunch lines go faster and gives students more time to eat, relax, and play. It also gives you the peace of mind of not having to worry about looking for lunch money every day or worry that it might get lost, stolen or used for other things other than lunch.

Online Payments

Online Payments: Lunch_Prepay

Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your students account 24 hours a day at your convenience.

Online: San Luis Coastal Unified accepts online credit card meal prepayments, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service allows you to make payments to your child's cafeteria account using a Visa, MasterCard or Discover card. Deposits made online are typically received on the same day. To register for online payments:

1. Go to K12PaymentCenter and click on the "Register " button on the home page.

2. Enter your email.

3. Create a username, a password and enter your contact information.

4. Confirm your account through email.

5. Add children to your account.

6. Make payment or set up automatic payments based on low balance.

Send Check or Cash

You can always bring money personally or send it with your student. Please place it in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name, their ID #, their teacher's name, the $ amount and the check #. Turn in prepaid deposits to the cafeteria cashier(s) or school office.

Personal Check: If you send a check with your child, please place it in a sealed envelope and write your child's complete name and student number on the envelope. Checks are deposited into your child’s account the same day it is received. 

  • Make checks payable to "SLCUSD Food Services"
  • Write student’s full name and student number in the corner or memo area of the check.

If you choose to bring money to school personally or send it with your student, please put it in an envelope clearly marked with the student's first and last name, their ID #, their teacher's name, and the amount enclosed.


Should you need a refund on your student lunch account, or to transfer funds between student lunch accounts, please call the Food Service office at 805-549-1234.

Angel Account Program

Our Angel Account Program provides benefit to our students.