School Nutrition Services
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School Nutrition Services will accept payment for meals by the following methods:

  • Processed Meal Application
  • Direct Certification
  • Advanced Payment or Payment at Time of Service By:
    • Cash
    • Personal Check
    • Money Order
    • Cashier's Check
    • Online Payment by Credit or Debit Card

School Nutrition Services offers meals free or at reduced prices to families who qualify for this benefit. An application for meal benefits can be obtained by clicking here or obtain a meal benefits application packet at your student's school. The completed application must be returned to your child's school or mailed to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools School Nutrition Services PO Box 668847, Charlotte, 28266-8847.

Students who were approved for benefits last year will continue receiving meals under last year's approval until a new application is processed. Students have up to 30 days to reapply for meal benefits. Students who do not reapply for the current school year will need money for meals beginning the 31st school day.

If you received a letter that your child is directly certified to receive meals, you do not need to complete an application for meal benefits. New students must have applications approved before meal benefits can begin.




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