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Prices & Payments




Adults or Visitors of Any Age

Breakfast PK-13




a la carte

Reduced Breakfast*




a la carte

Lunch PK-8




Lunch 9-13




Reduced Lunch*




Effective 7/31/23

*The NC General Assembly has appropriated funds to allow students who are eligible for reduced price meals to receive breakfast and lunch at no charge. There are limited funds for this program, however, and it may be discontinued without notice at any time.


Community Eligibility Provision:

Students attending CEP schools (Central, East Albemarle, Badin, Aquadale, Endy, Locust, Millingport, Norwood, Oakboro, Richfield, Stanfield, Albemarle Middle, Albemarle High and Stanly Academy) receive breakfast and lunch at no charge per Section 104 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.


Payment Options
   We accept the payments on accounts that can be made directly to the cafeteria in the form of:

  • Secure online payments at K12 Payment Center
  • Cash
    • For elementary students, we highly recommend that cash be placed in a sealed envelope with the student's name and student ID number clearly written on the outside of the envelope.
  • Check; Include the following information:
      • Full Name
      • Street Address
      • Phone Number
      • Student Name and Student ID Number in the memo area
    • We do not accept starter checks.



Parent and Staff Refund Request Form:
For money reimbursement we ask that you fill out the form for either student account or staff account. This is to request the money that is on lunch accounts. If you have any questions please call the Child Nutrition Bookkeeper at 704-961-3064 and they will be able to help you.