A Healthy, Nutritional Foundation to Student Learning
Gahanna-Jefferson is proud to prepare and provide well-balanced, nutritious meals each day and at a reasonable cost. Increasingly more GJPS menu items are being prepared to be low-sodium and derive less than 30 percent of its overall calories from fat.
* Breakfast: Chapelfield,
Goshen Lane, Jefferson, Lincoln & Royal Manor elementary schools; GMSS, GMSW, & Lincoln High School/Gahanna Community School (sponsored by GLHS)
Gahanna-Jefferson meals feature the most nutrient-dense foods available: proteins; whole grains; fruits and vegetables; and, calcium-rich dairy products.
An elementary students’ daily plate lunch
cost for the 2012-13 school year is $2.50;
A middle- or high-school students’ daily plate
lunch cost for the 2012-13 school year is $2.75.
Note: Financial assistance is available by completing
a GJPS - National Free and Reduced-Price Meal
Program application. Each Gahanna-Jefferson
School cafeteria's Point of Sale (POS) system provides
complete student and account-type confidentiality.
Cafeteria point of sale (POS)
Gahanna-Jefferson Public School’s cafeterias utilize a PIN debit system based on a student's GJPS-issued 6-digit student identification number Parents may pay as far in advance for meals as they choose through MyPaymentsPlus™
service. Students may inquire about their balance with the cashier at any time.
MyPaymentsPlus™ - student meal account
Parents are encouraged to register for a FREE MyPaymentsPlus™
online account. It's a convenient secured method to manage your child's account with 24/7 access to review account balances, make a deposit, receive email low-balance notifications
and to monitor items purchased. MyPaymentsPlus™
funds are available within minutes.
Online check, credit/debit card, deposits of $50 or more, per child, earn a free bonus lunch
(to offset the 4.75% MyPaymentsPlus™
program fee). For more information, visit www.MyPaymentsPlus.com
or call 866-245-4235. When registering for an account, use your child's GJPS issued student ID as your PIN. Note:
Students approved for reduced-price lunches may also prepay the daily .40 cents through MyPaymentsPlus.™
For more information, contact Linda Green/GJPS Food Service Department at 614-478-5531.
Updated Nov. 1, 2012