e-Funds Information

What is e-Funds for Schools?

This is online payment program which ties into Skyward. It allows parents/guardians, who wish to participate, an online method to
deposit money for breakfast/lunch expenses.The
e-Funds for Schools electronic payment service is provided to the school by
a third party service provider. The district does not request or keep records of family checking or credit card account information.


Is there a charge to use e-Funds for Schools?

*   There is a $1.00 transaction convenience fee for each electronic checking payment (ACH) that you make.
*   For payments made by credit or debit card there is convenience fee of $2.65 per each $100 increment in the transaction.
*   For ACH there is a $15.00 charge for Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF). For debit and credit card there is not a charge for declined payments.


How do I access and setup an account with e-Funds for Schools?

*   You access e-Funds for Schools through Skyward Family Access under the Food Service link.
Please click on this link for pdf with step-by-step directions.
*   Families set up and maintain their own logins, passwords, and payment preferences.
*   Your account information is retained in a password-protected file.
*   Forgotten logins and passwords are resolved from the e-Funds for Schools website.


Is e-Funds for Schools secure?

The e-Funds for Schools site is secure and uses industry standard data encryption.


How do I know what payments are made through e-Funds for Schools?

You are in full control of your account and can make a payment at any time that is convenient for you. No payments will be allowed
without your knowledge and authorization through this secure payment system.
By providing your home and/or work email address,
an email notification informing you of the student's name, purpose of the payment, and the amount of the item will be sent to you each time
that a payment is to be made.


What are the benefits of e-Funds for Schools?

On-line payments will help eliminate the worry that your children could lose or forget the money intended for school items or that it might
be spent on other non-school related items. Parents/guardians may establish a reoccurring payment or may opt to make a one-time
payment. Your payment history for the year is available with a click of the mouse.


Must I use e-Funds for Schools or can I still send a check/cash to the school?

No you do not have to use e-Funds for Schools.  Participation in the program is voluntary. You can still send a check or cash with your student(s)
as you have done in the past.