• KCS Food Service by the Numbers

School Nutrition Program Charges

  • Knox County Schools has a board approved policy that details how the School Nutrition Program handles cafeteria meal charges. To view the policy, please click here.

Online Meal Prepayments

  • Knox County Schools Nutrition Department accepts online payments through K12paymentcenter.com.

    Beginning August 1, 2019, K12PaymentCenter will use a variable convenience fee for meal payments over $95 made to your student’s account.

    For payments up to $95, the convenience fee will remain at $1.95. For payments over $95, the convenience fee will be 3.99% of the total amount. Additionally, customers will now have the option of using electronic checks, which offers a convenience fee of $0.95 regardless of the amount paid.

    Please note: Knox County Schools Nutrition Department does NOT receive any portion of the convenience fee.

Dietary Modification Protocol