Lunch Balance

Lunch Balance


Defiance City Schools has selected the PaySchools Central payment portal for lunch payments and student fees All in ONE place! starting for the 2023-2024 school year. This new system will be available starting June 15, 2023. Don't worry, all lunch account and student fee balances will be transferred to the new system! 

Now you can pay for your children’s school lunches and student fees in one place online, securely and quickly. No more having to switch between multiple sites and no more lost cash or checks!

  • After June 15, 2023, create your account using your computer or tablet at:

  • If you want to use your phone, download the PaySchools Central app on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

  • Complete account registration by selecting register, entering your profile details, setting up your password via the email link we’ll send you, then logging in.

  • Add your children to your account using their student ID numbers.

  • If you’d like, enter credit card and/or banking information as forms of payment to use with your PaySchools account, or simply plan to use guest checkout when the time comes.

  • Manage school payments with ease!

Now You Can: 

  • Manage all your children’s accounts and fees in one place.

  • Set up auto-replenish to automatically fill lunch accounts when they’re running low. Set up reminders and alerts.

  • Review your children’s purchases.

  • Handle payments 24/7, at your convenience, on any device. 

Convenience and Processing Fees 

Payschool offers lower fees and a flat transaction fee for most transactions not a percentage! The following fees will be incurred per PaySchools Central Transaction:



Paid with checking-account transfer: 

Paid with checking-account transfer: 



Paid with debit or credit card - $0-24.99

Paid with debit or credit card:



Paid with debit or credit card - $25-49.99


Paid with debit or credit card - $50+


Need help with your PaySchools Central account? Tech support is just an email or phone call away!!!

Email - [email protected]

Telephone - 877-393-6628

8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET (M-F)

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