Pay for meals
All student meals are free starting September 5th 2023. A la carte items are not free, and a student must have funds in their account to purchase these extras. At mealtime, students will enter their student ID to access their account. After doing so, their account is electronically debited.
Payments using AHConnect online serviceParents and guardians of Anoka-Hennepin students can now access even more information online about their student's child nutrition account. To manage your account, click the lock and key icon found on this page, login and select the MyStudentInformation icon. You will be able to:
- View meal account balances.
- Sign up for automatic recurring payments.
- Receive e-mail notifications of low balances.
- Make payments with a credit, debit card or direct bank account withdrawal.
- View a student's purchase history for the preceding 90 days.
Other payment optionsPayments may also be made by sending a check directly to your child's school after the start of school. If sending a check to the school, please attach a note to the check "lunch money" or note it in the memo section of the check it their student ID. If you must send cash with your child to school for a payment please send it in an envelope with your child's name and student ID written on the outside. This will help ensure that the money you send will be deposited into the correct account.
Account balance callsA weekly call is made to families to notify you. If the balance goes below $0.00
Blocking student purchasesParents and guardians may set limits or block extra purchases on their student's meal account by contacting the Child Nutrition Supervisor at the school.
Refunds or balance transfersParents and guardians may request a refund or request a balance transfer to other student's accounts by filling out a student refund voucher and returning it to the Child Nutrition Supervisor at the school, by emailing it to the CNP department at Staff.CnpEnrollment@ahschools.us or fax it to 763-506-1253.
Staff meal accountsAll Anoka-Hennepin Staff members have a meal account. Your meal PIN number is 99+(Your Staff ID) ex.(99001). Meal payments can be made online through your AHConnect account. To make a payment click on the MyMealAccount icon, or you can give cash or check payments directly to your cafeteria supervisor. You must maintain a positive meal account balance to purchase a meal. Charging of meals is not allowed.