FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I set up a meal account for my student?
When a student enrolls at BISD, they are given a student ID number. The student ID number also serves as their meal account number. Students should memorize their student ID number since they will manually enter it when they come through the serving line. Students should refrain from sharing their student ID number with others.
Do I need to complete an application for meal benefits each school year?
Yes, each school year a new application is required to apply for free or reduced meal benefits.
Will my income be verified after I complete a meal benefits application?
The District is required to randomly verify 3% of the applications that we receive.
How do I make a payment on my child’s account?
Parents/guardians may log on to www.myschoolbucks.com and set up an account for free. Please note that there is a convenience fee of $2.49 for each single transaction that is made. This convenience fee is administered by the third party web provider.
Personal checks should be made payable to the student’s campus cafeteria. Please include the student’s full name, their ID number, and school name on the memo line.
Cash should be in a sealed envelope labeled with your child’s full name, student ID number, and school name.
How can I find out what my student is purchasing in the cafeteria?
You can set up an account at www.myschoolbucks.com to view your student’s meal purchases without cost or having to make a deposit. You will be able to see the date and transactions beginning with the date you set up an account at this web site for your child.
Whom do I speak with if I have questions about my students lunch account?
You may contact your Campus Food Service Manager or the Child Nutrition Services main number at 940.683.5124