GJPS Department of Food Services

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. We are constantly increasing the number menu items low in sodium and derive less than 30 percent of overall calories from fat. Our innovative point-of-sale system provides uniformity and full account confidentiality for students, regardless of payment method or program status.

Contact Us

Linda Green, Food Service Supervisor, (614) 478-5535
Beverly Fansler, Food Service Secretary, (614) 478-5531

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2014-2015 Daily Meal Prices

K-12 Breakfast* - $1.35

Elem. School Lunch - $2.55

Middle & High School Lunch - $2.80

Milk (white, chocolate & strawberry) - $0.50

* Chapelfield, Goshen Lane, Jefferson, Lincoln & Royal Manor elementary schools; GMSS, GMSW, & GLHS

Our school meals feature the most nutrient-dense foods available, with plenty of proteins, whole grains, fruits and vegetables, as well as calcium-rich dairy products.

MyPaymentsPlus™ - Student Meal Account

Families 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, set email low-balance notifications and to monitor items purchased. MyPaymentsPlus™ funds are made available to the student within minutes of a deposit. In addition, online check and credit/debit card deposits of $50 or more, per child, earn a credit for a toward a free 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: Families participating in the reduced-price meal program may also prepay with this service.

Cafeteria Point of Sale (POS)

Our cafeterias utilize a six-digit PIN debit system based on a District-issued student identification number. This innovative POS system provides uniformity and full confidentiality for all students, regardless of payment method or program status.With MyPaymentsPlus™ , a secure online payment service, families may conveniently pay in advance for meals or check account balances at anytime. Students may also inquire with the cashier at any time.