Remote/Hybrid Food Service

We are happy to announce that we have been granted a waiver allowing us to distribute meals to MOT Charter School students on school attendance days, even while in a remote or hybrid instruction model.  Please check your weekly email where will provide a unique link to a pre-order system that must be used for any students who would like to purchase breakfast or lunch. While MOT is providing fully remote instruction, families will be able to pick up the meals ordered on Thursday or Friday the week before those meals are to be eaten. The orders for those meals will need to be placed no later than 5:00pm on the Thursday one week prior to the scheduled pickup date. For example, orders for meals to be eaten during the first week of school (Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – Friday September 4, 2020) are due no later than 5:00pm on Thursday, August 20, 2020, and will be available to schedule for pickup on either Thursday, August 27, 2020 or Friday, August 28, 2020 from 8:00am – 2:00pm.

Orders for meals must be ordered separately for each MOT Charter School Student, but may be scheduled for pickup at either the K-8 Academy or the High School campus, no matter which MOT Charter School building the student attends. Families with students in both the K-8 Academy and High School campuses may choose to pick up all meals at one location. Since families will be receiving one week’s worth of meals at one time, we will include preparation instructions for all meals with your order. Once students return to the building in the hybrid model, we will continue to use this pre-order system so that meals for students in the building can be delivered to the classrooms in an effort to maintain as much social distancing as possible for our students.

Students must have sufficient funds in their cafeteria accounts to pay for the meals purchased. Families who need assistance are encouraged to complete an Application for School Meal Benefits for the 2020-2021 school year, available by contacting the office.

If you need to add money to your student’s account, please make a payment using the school’s online payment system by clicking the link: https://www.velocitypayment.com/client/delaware/motcharter/index.htm

If you need to know how much money is left in your student’s account, please Visit www.myschoolaccount.com  and click on the green button at the top of the page “Create Account.” It will ask for your child’s school id number, which you will find on their report card.  If you do not have this number, please call the front office for help.

You will be able to view all account activity including purchases and balances through the myschoolaccount system.  The system is updated nightly, and will allow you to set up a low balance notification which will send an email notice to you when your child’s account reaches the level you set.

Please note:  Because parents would incur additional fees, you are not able to make payments to your child’s cafeteria account through the myschoolaccount.com website.  Electronic payments should be made through our on-line payment service available on the school’s website. (see above link)

Please be sure to monitor your student’s account and deposit sufficient funds into the account for planned purchases. It takes 24 hours for online payments to be credited to the student accounts. Students without sufficient funds in the account will not be permitted to purchase breakfast or lunch.

Please feel free to contact us if you have additional questions - kitwan.baughn@mot.k12.de.us or kim.weiss@mot.k12.de.us

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Welcome to the MOT Charter Café – here’s what’s cooking  this week.

Breakfast and lunch are available each day:

  • Breakfast: $1.75
    • NOTE: Breakfast is not available if school opens on a two-hour delay
  • Lunch, Grades K-5: $2.50
  • Lunch, Grades 6-12: $2.70
  • Students may purchase milk for $0.40 and bottled water a la carte:
    • K-8 Academy sells only 8 ounce bottles for $0.50
    • High School sells only 16 ounce bottles for $1.00

If you need additional information on our Cafe Services, please contact:

In compliance with the USDA and the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act:

Click the link to review MOT Charter School’s Wellness Policy.

Click the link if you are interested in finding locations for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

Frequently Asked Question

How do I put money in my child's cafeteria account?

The preferred way for you to put money into your child’s lunch account is through the school’s on-line payment system.  You may also send in a check in a lunch account envelope.

It can take up to two full business days for online payments to be credited to the student accounts. Students without sufficient funds in the account will not be permitted to purchase breakfast or lunch.

How do I use the MOT Online Payment system for my child's cafeteria account?

MOT Charter School offers families the option to pay for breakfast and/or lunch for their child(ren) with a credit card, debit card or checking account using our on-line payment service.There are no additional fees for using this service.  PLEASE NOTE: Payments take 24 hours to process. Students without sufficient funds in the account will not be permitted to purchase breakfast or lunch.

Payments can be made at any time by going to www.motcharter.com, and clicking on “Online Payments” under Quick Links, the last item (right side) in the top navigation.
You will then click on the “Donate or Pay Now” link and complete your payment as follows:

  1. Fill in your Billing information, including your full name and address.
  2. Fill in your Payment information:

i. Under ‘Purpose of Payment’, please use the drop down menu to select Lunch Account Payment.
ii. In ‘Name of Club/Sport/Trip or other Details’ please indicate how much of your payment is to go to each child’s account. You should make ONE total payment for ALL of the accounts that you wish to fund, and tell us how to divide the payment in this field.

  1. Click on “Proceed”
  2. Select method of payment – we accept credit, debit, or ACH payments from your checking account or a corporate account.
  3. Click on “Pay Now”
  4. Complete your payment information, including an email address for your receipt.

Please be sure to complete all required information so that the payments may be properly credited to your student’s account.

How do I know how much money is left in my child's cafeteria account?

Visit www.myschoolaccount.com  and click on the green button at the top of the page “Create Account.”  It will ask for your child’s school id number, which you will find on their report card.  If you do not have this number, please call the front office for help.

You will be able to view all account activity including purchases and balances through the myschoolaccount system.  The system is updated nightly, and will allow you to set up a low balance notification which will send an email notice to you when your child’s account reaches the level you set.

Please note:  Because parents would incur additional fees, you are not able to make payments to your child’s cafeteria account through the myschoolaccount.com website.  Electronic payments should be made through our on-line payment service available on the school’s website.

Please be sure to monitor your student’s account and deposit sufficient funds into the account for planned purchases. It takes 24 hours for online payments to be credited to the student accounts. Students without sufficient funds in the account will not be permitted to purchase breakfast or lunch.

Will my child ever need to bring cash at lunch? (Hint: Yes)

On the last Wednesday of each month, the Student Government sells ice-cream. Students may purchase ice cream for $1 (cash only).

All proceeds from ice cream Wednesday go to the Student Government for student activities.

How is the cost of lunch deducted from the cafeteria account?

When your child purchases lunch, the money is deducted from his/her account through the use of a finger scan system.

Finger scans will be taken when your child enrolls.


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