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.

Need help with PaySchools Central?  Call 1-877-393-6628

One of PayForIt l knowledgeable support team members will be happy to assist you.  

Hours of operation:  Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST.

Cash and checks are also accepted.  Please read #5 below.


Meal Pricing:

Elementary Breakfast: $1.50

Elementary Lunch $2.75

Middle School Breakfast and High School Breakfast $1.75

Middle School Lunch $3.00

High School Lunch $3.25

Reduced breakfast pricing for all schools is $.30.

Reduced lunch pricing for all schools is $.40.


 Point of Sale System

The computerized point of sale system is available at all Great Valley School Districts schools.  It allows students to deposit money into an account to be used for purchases in the cafeteria.  All students have lunch accounts set up with the school district. 

1.  Students are notified by the cashier when their account has a negative balance.

2.  Parents are notified by phone on Tuesday and Thursday evenings when their is a negative balance.

3.  Parents may access account balances and check what their student is buying at  free of charge.

4.  Deposits may also be made online at  via credit card.  Credit card transactions: 3.5%; ACH transactions: $1.75, regardless of the total transaction amount.

5.  Deposits may be made by cash, check or money order.  Deposits may be brought to school in an envelope identifying the student by name, ID# and the enclosed amount and handed in a the office, the cafeteria, or the administration building.  Checks may also be mailed to GVSD, 47 Church Road, Malvern, PA  19355.  Attention: Food Service.  Checks should be made out to GVSD Food Service Department.

Although we will accept money on the lunch line, it is extremely helpful to bring the money in the morning.

6. If you would like information on your student's account, you may call the below numbers:

Elementary Schools:  Anne Risoli @ 610-889-2125, ext. 51979 or

Middle School:  Stephanie Pallas @ 610-644-6442, ext. 71168 or

High School:  Chris Medaglia @ 610-889-1918 ext. 21959 or

7.  If you would to transfer funds from one sibling to another, please call Anne Risoli @610-889-2125, ext. 51979 or email


A la Carte/Meals or Meal Only

Our Point of Sale Software allows for parents to deposit money into only one account.  If you would like your student to only be able to purchase meals, we are able to qualify the individual student account to allow only meals; or students will be able purchase and a la carte.  We can no longer control how a la carte money is spent.  Family discussions about available product will help your student understand their choices and your preferences for what they consume.

School Meal Account Procedures/Meal Charging Policy

Information for meal only accounts regarding a la carte items

Click below for additional information.

Additional information on the point of sale

Elementary School Deposit Form

Middle School Deposit Form

High School Deposit Form

Return of Point of Sale Money

Frequently Asked Questions

Online Payments

Online Payments: PaySchools