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Payment Methods

Payment for meals is accepted either via check or credit card. To pay via check, please make all check payments out to Shaker Food Service. To pay via credit card, please refer to the information below on using PaySchools Central.

Online Payment for Meals & Fees

The Shaker Heights City School District has enhanced its online payment service through a partnership with PaySchools Central. Using your credit card, you may pay for school meals, student fees, and seasonal items such as prom tickets, Advanced Placement test fees, and Woodbury 6th Grade Camp, Clap Out T-shirts, and Yearbooks.

How It Works

PaySchools Central offers parents a user-friendly experience and a one-stop shop for school meal payments, fees and free and reduced meal applications.

With PaySchools Central, you can:
  • Manage all your children’s accounts and fees in one place.

  • Set up auto-replenish to automatically refill lunch accounts when they’re running low.

  • Set up reminders and alerts.

  • Review your children’s purchases.

  • Handle payments 24/7, at your convenience, on any device.

Rest assured that PaySchools is PCI-compliant and maintains industry-standard SSL certificates, ensuring all your family’s data is safe and secure.

How to Get Started 

PaySchools Central is secure and easy to use. To set up an account, you will need your e-mail address that's on file with the District, a credit card, and your student’s ID number. There is no transaction fee.

If need to register for a PaySchools account, read these instructions.

Please note, PaySchools Central works best on Chrome, Firefox and Edge browsers.There is also a mobile app for Android and Apple users.

For questions, please contact your building’s office or PaySchools Central directly at [email protected] or call 877-393-6628 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

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