The Ambridge Area School District has a meal service policy for students / payments of funds, as follows:
Each Ambridge Area School District student has a meal account. They have access to their account via a four digit PIN number. Parents and students have many options for depositing money into their accounts: 1) send a check regular US Mail sent to Food Service Director, 909 Duss Avenue, Ambridge, PA 15003, 2) deposit made in person by the student, or 3) make an online pre-payment.
For payment of meals online go to the Ambridge Area School District website at www.ambridge.k12.pa.us and follow the prompts to Food Services, then RevTrak School Lunch. This will take the user directly to the RevTrak Online prepayment website. To use the online method of pre-payment, parents must know their child’s six digit Student ID Number. Please note that when using the online payment program, a service fee will be applied at checkout. Funds will not be available immediately. Example: if a parent makes a payment at 11a.m. Monday, the Food Director will upload all deposits by Tuesday morning at 7a.m. No uploading of money takes place over the weekend. Students may also simply pay cash on a daily basis, although prepayment is the preferred method for the Foodservice department, as it allows for a more efficient serving line. The district allows each student to charge their meal if they have forgotten their money or do not have adequate funds on their account. However the district places a 3 meal charge limit on each account. Students are NOT permitted to “charge” a la carte or snack-type foods [ex: snacks or bottled water]. All parents can track their child’s balance by logging onto RevTrak, as noted above, and creating an account. Students may also be discreetly reminded in the lunch line if their account goes into negative balance.
It is important to note that once an account reaches three meals’ worth in negative balance, the student will be offered an alternative lunch consisting of a sandwich, one fruit or vegetable side dish and carton of milk., until restitution is made on the account. The student’s lunch account will be charged a lesser amount to cover the cost of the meal.
It is imperative to note that no child will ever be denied a meal.
If you have any questions please contact Janet Gaffney, Food Service Director.
724-266-2833 ext. 2395