Food Service Account Payment

  1. Login to the Detroit Lakes Online Payment Portal
    • **If you do not have an account set up you can click on "Create Account". Once your account is established, hover over the My Accounts tab and select My Settings. From there you can add a desired debit/credit card for online payments.**
  2. Hover over the SHOP drop down menu and select Food Service. You can check your balance and add funds by selecting "Make One Time Payment".
  3. From there identify the amount you would like to add to your account and select "Add to Cart".
  4.  Next click on the Check Out button which will bring you to a final screen to "Review and Submit" your payment.

Families can also access Online Payments by logging into their Skyward Family Access account and selecting Online Payments in the upper right hand corner of the screen.

Deposits can also be made at the office of each school. (Online deposits are preferred)

Starting school year 2023-24, we are joining Minnesota’s Free School Meals Program.

All students can get one breakfast and one lunch free of charge each day at school.

Milk taken for a Lunch brought from home, Extra milk, other Ala Carte options and Non-Students still incur a charge. Your account must maintain a positive balance for purchasing these items.


    MN Free Program
    Non-Student  $3.00


  •  Elementary (PK-5) $MN FREE
  •  Middle School (6-8) $MN FREE
  •  High School (9-12) $MN FREE
  •  Non-Student $5.25

Milk Only $0.50 includes milk for lunches brought from Home
Juice Only $0.50
Entrée* Only $2.50
Side Only $1.25

*Meals that do not qualify for Entrée only pricing include Salads, Taco in a Bag, Nachos, Asian or Italian Buffet (this list is not all inclusive).