School Lunch Point of Sale Software

Simplify food service with a fast, powerful and secure POS system that supports contactless check-outs and has everything your school needs to run your cafeteria.

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Everything Schools Need to Run a K-12 Cafeteria

Designed by food service directors and school business managers, our point-of-sale (POS) system speeds up meal service, anonymizes students with free or reduced lunch and streamlines cafeteria management.

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Why 1,300 Districts Across the Country Trust Vanco?

For more than two decades, Vanco has built software to help K-12 staff and the families they service. Take a quick look at how Vanco’s school cafeteria software saves time and stress for K-12 staff and families.


Vanco's school lunch software saves staff time and stress by...

  • Streamlining financial reporting that allows schools to track all meal payments, inventory and more all in one place.
  • Reducing parent calls with an intuitive online school POS system that makes it easy for them to access and manage school lunch accounts.
  • Making lunch lines move lightning quick with amazing features, such as meal pre-order and biometrics.
  • Simplifying training with a SaaS so intuitive that Food Service Directors can get up to speed in under 60 minutes and food support staff can master it in 15 minutes.
  • Using built in compliance features to minimize the challenges that come with participating in the National School Lunch Program.

Vanco’s school POS system simplifies the payment experience for parents by...

  • Allowing parents to make payments from any place and whenever is most convenient to them.
  • Securing their payments with a tough security standard that exceeds industry requirements.
  • Sending automatic low-balance alerts to ensure their student has enough funds in their account.
  • Providing easy access to review account balances.
  • Integrating with Vanco’s online school store software to let parents pay all their student fees in one place.

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