Online Payments


Melrose Public Schools offers the convenience of paying school fees/tuitions online by credit card or ACH (electronic payment from bank account). All information is secure and payments are executed using encryption. Melrose Public Schools does not store any checking account or credit card information.

Online payment is available for: Lunch fees; ECC Tuition and Stay & Play; Before School Care; Ed Stations; E-camp; Elementary Music Lessons; Guidance Transcripts & Applications, Athletic Fees; and Field Trips

Please note that a convenience fee will be assessed by the On-Line payment processor. 

The fees are as follows:

  • "Bank Account - Checking/Savings" also known as an electronic check or ACH transfer: A .25 fee will be applied for each ACH transaction. Your bank account and routing number are required at the time of payment.
  • Credit Card: The minimum convenience fee for using a credit card for payments under $100 will range from $1 to approximately $4. Charges totaling over $100 will be approximately 3% of the fee amount. (Credit Card convenience fees are subject to change without notice). At this time, VISA has elected to not participate in this program

Please note that you can also make payments by check, or money order made payable to Melrose Public Schools. CASH PAYMENTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.



    New users

    1. Visit the Online Payment Center website
    2. Click on Create New Account
    3. Complete the registration form
    4. Click Create Account
    5. You will be sent an activation number to the email address you register with

    Logging in

    1. Once you have received your activation number return to the Online Payment Center
    2. Type in your login information (email address and password)
    3. Click Sign In
    4. New users will be asked to enter an activation number

    Adding a Student

    1. Select Students tab
    2. Select Add Students
    3. Select the Student Attends Melrose Public Schools
    4. Enter the Student ID and Last Name
      *to obtain your student ID number please email K. Candilieri with your student's name, date of birth and home address
    5. Select Student Lookup
    6. The results will be displayed
    7. Enter any missing required fields
    8. Select Register

    Making a Payment

    1. Select Fees tab
    2. Review available fees and select by entering the payment amount in the payment field
    3. Select Add to Cart
    4. After all payments have been made select your Cart
    5. Review Payment Cart and select Make Payment
    6. Select your Payment Method from the drop down (to create a new payment method, see How to Create a Payment Method below)
    7. Review Payment Verification & Submit
    8. You will receive a payment confirmation email

    How to create a Payment Method

    1. Select the Payment Method tab
    2. From the drop down menu select the payment option you would like to add
    3. Use the check box to save your payment method for future use
    4. Fill in your payment information
    5. Select Continue
    6. Return to the Fees tab to begin making payments

    Payment Report / History

    1. To view the status of your payment select My Account
    2. Select Payment History