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Pay For It

Pay For It is the system replacing Pay Schools starting October 5, 2016. Please visit payforit.net to pay for child care, sports, summer school, and load money onto meal accounts. Pay For It is similar to Pay Schools, however it has more features and works well with GCPS's new food service system Meal Magic

If you are experiencing any issues you can call Pay For It directly at 

By logging onto www.payforit.net, you can easily:

  • Set up an account

  • Deposit money at your convenience into your child’s Cafeteria account

  • Set email reminders to notify you when you child’s account gets low

  • Set up recurring payments for your child’s Cafeteria account

  • Check your child’s Cafeteria account balance

  • View an activity report so you can see what your child has eaten in the previous 30 days

  • View and pay your child’s student Fees online

  • Schedule Fee payments for future payment

To set up an account, all you will need is:

  • A valid email address

  • A credit card or ACH Check Information

  • Your child’s student identification number

Each child in your family can be set up on the same account.  If you decide to put money on your child’s cafeteria account or pay a student Fee, there is a convenience fee of 3.5% per transaction for Visa/MasterCard or $1.75 for Electronic Check. Once the money is put on the account, it typically appears in your child’s lunch account in 2 hours and student fees are paid right away.  

How to sign up

Log on to www.payforit.net and select the “Sign Up” option from the menu.  The screens will guide you through the process to establish your account:  

  1. The internet convenience fee is explained, it is at 3.5% to the parent per transaction or $1.75 per Transaction for ACH Check (if offered);

  2. You will be prompted to enter your contact data, password, payment information, etc.;

  3. You will need to indicate which student(s) to attach to your account.  Students are already loaded in the PFI system.  If you are unsure of your student’s ID number, please contact your schools’ registrar.

Once all information is entered, PFI will email a validation code for you to confirm the registration.  Once confirmed you can begin using PFI as often as you’d like.

Each time you log on, school messages and the balance(s) of the student(s) on your account are displayed on the Home Page.  You can also submit your opinions via an ongoing survey for PFI.

Once your account is established, please visit the “My Account” menu option to set up preferences for your email options.