Child Nutrition

Food Service at Central Community School System

Child Nutrition
Child Nutrition is responsible for all cafeteria operations including the preparation of school breakfast and lunch and is totally self-supporting. This department must adhere to state and federal regulations.

Getting ready for the new school year? Ready to put money on your student’s meal account? has moved to MySchoolBucks. We have a new name and a new look, but we’re as committed as ever to providing you with an easy, convenient way to make school payments.

With MySchoolBucks, you’ll enjoy:

Mobile options for when you’re on-the-go, including a smartphone app and a tablet-friendly website
More payment options
Scheduled automatic payments when your student’s account balance runs low
Improved customer service, with email, online help, and a dedicated call center to directly contact with your inquiries
Enhanced security to provide even greater protection of sensitive data
You can now start using MySchoolBucks to make meal payments and view account balances and purchases. Meal payments to your school district are no longer accepted at

A few important things to note:

You will need to create a new account in MySchoolBucks. The process is quick and simple, and will only require 5 minutes of your time. To add students to your account, you will need to enter your child’s birthdate or student ID number.
Any existing meal account balances will automatically transfer to your account when you add students to your account. You won’t need to transfer any payments on your own or through the school.
In addition to funding your student’s meal account, you can view student meal balances and purchases on MySchoolBucks – anytime, at absolutely no cost.
There is a $2.50 program fee for each transaction, which is $0.50 less than the fee with
Start today at!

Thank you,


April Kurtz
Child Nutrition Supervisor

Mary "Kittie" McPhate
Purchasing Coordinator Child Nutrition
Direct: 225-650-2918

Central Community School System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or qualified disability. Central Community School System provides equal access to all programs and services without discrimination based on sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, or any disability. For question or complaints of alleged discrimination, contact the CCSS Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator at
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