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The District offers an online payment system for School Lunches, Fare Busing, Early Childhood Tuition, Adventure Camp, and Off-Campus PE payments.   PayPAMS is the preferred method of payment by parents.

About PayPAMS

PayPAMS was first utilized by the District at the beginning of the 2006–07 school year.  The continued success of this payment system is attributed to all the features offered to parents and the "user friendly" design. The District will continue to absorb all service fees associated with this system. 

PayPAMS Features

PayPAMS offers PISD parents a robust on-line payment option:

Lunches Fare Busing, Early Childhood Tuition, Adventure Camp & Off-Campus PE
E-mail confirmation notification of payments E-mail confirmation notification of payments
Account balances updated 2 times per day  
Low-Balance email notification (below $10)  
Repetitive automatic payment option  
Payment by phone option  
Balance transfer from year-to-year  
Universal permanent PIN number  
Parent monitoring of student meals  
Ability to view account balance  
Ability to view payment history Ability to view payment history

The District is pleased to be able to offer this full service comprehensive on-line payment option totally free to all Plano ISD parents.

Using PayPAMS

  • First-time Registration - When using PayPAMS for the first time, the parent must register. Once registration is completed, there will be a one-time 24-hour delay before the parent will be able to see their child’s account lunch balance. After that time, account payments will be posted two times per day. To register, go online to: www.paypams.comNew Window
  • PIN Number For Lunches- For ease of use, the students’ Universal PIN Number is the same as their Student ID Number.
  • For Pearson Early Childhood parents, you will need to contact the cafeteria manager at
    (972) 752-4308, to begin meal services or to make changes to the services.

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