Payment Provider Moves School Fees Online

Aug. 4, 2011

Horizon Software International, an online payment solutions provider that enables K-12 students to pay for school meals online ( ), has launched a sister site that allows all school districts, including those without Horizon’s cafeteria POS system, to accept online payments and registrations for all fees and activities throughout the school year. MyPaymentsPlus also enables schools to automate their school startup open house/orientation processes by posting required reading documents such as media release forms and student handbooks to . “Today’s busy parents want the convenience of paying online for just about everything,” says Tina Bennett, Vice President of K-12 Online Payment Systems at Horizon. “Schools that have implemented our online payment system have seen huge increases in payments, and significant labor savings. At the beginning of the school year, parents really appreciate being able to spend time with teachers instead of standing in lines writing checks.” Atlanta-based Horizon said MealpayPlus has over 900,000 registered users in more than 8,000 schools.