Centerville Elementary School

Excellent on Purpose

  • VisionCenterville Elementary School will be a world-class school where our students are ENCOURAGED to excel both academically and behaviorally; EMPOWERED to discover their strengths; and MOTIVATED to realize their full learning potential.

    MissionThe mission of Centerville Elementary School is to create a safe learning environment focused on academic excellence and high expectations for teaching and learning.

Mrs. Bonita Banks

  • Mrs. Bonita Banks


    CENTERVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Snellville, Georgia (2016 - present)
    PARTEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Snellville, Georgia (2007 – 2016)

    PARTEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Snellville, Georgia (2005 – 2007)
    DR. MARTIN L. KING, JR. MIDDLE SCHOOL, New Orleans Public School District, New Orleans, LA (2003 – 2005)
    LORD BEACONSFIELD LANDRY MIDDLE SCHOOL, New Orleans Public School District, New Orleans, LA (2001 – 2003)
    EDWARD HENRY PHILLIPS MIDDLE SCHOOL, New Orleans Public School District, New Orleans, LA (1995 - 2001)

    Education Specialist in Educational Leadership, Argosy University – Atlanta, GA
    Master of Arts in Education/Administration and Supervision, University of Phoenix – Online, Phoenix, AZ
    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Southern University at New Orleans - New Orleans, LA 
    Bachelor of Arts in Print Journalism, Southern University at New Orleans - New Orleans, LA


  • Free Flu Vaccinations for Students Learning In-person

    Gwinnett County Public Schools has partnered with HNH Immunizations (Health Heroes) to offer flu vaccinations to students who are attending school in-person. The flu clinic for in-person students attending any school in our cluster will be offered on Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 1:00 – 2:45 at Shiloh High School.  You must COMPLETE and sign the consent form which you must bring with you in order for your child to receive the vaccination. You must also register your student for an appointment.  Please click on the link below for additional information.

    Flu Clinic letter 

    Consent form (English)

    Consent form (Spanish)


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  • Free & Reduced Lunch Application

    The Free- and Reduced-Priced Meal Application must be filled out each school year.  (Even if you filled one out in the spring, you need to fill out a new one for the coming school year.)  The application you filled out last year expired last Thursday.  The online application for 2020-21 is now available at  Note that those eligible for free- and reduced-priced meals may be able to access other types of public assistance or services that may be available during this pandemic.

      Please fill out an application for Free & Reduced Meals by clicking this link.

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  • AKS at Home

    You are an important partner with your child’s teacher and school, whether your child is learning at home or at school.  As part of Gwinnett County Public Schools’ family engagement initiative, the school district seeks to empower parents with tools that allow you to help your children at home.  GCPS AKS at Home project provides math and language arts resources to support families so that you truly are partners in your children’s learning.  This support is available for families to access in the format that fits you and your schedule best.  You can attend live virtual meetings, view recorded information at a time that best fits your schedule, or gain tips and suggestions on how to best help your student(s) through tip sheets on a wide variety of topics.

    Click on this link to view the Zoom session schedule and to access the AKS at Home website.

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  • 2020-21 Principals Welcome Letter & Digital Learning Guide

    Happy New School Year!  Thank you for making Centerville Elementary such an awesome place for our students to learn! Our theme for the 2020-2021 school year is, “Generals Connect” This theme was inspired by our desire to build strong partnerships with our students, families, and the community.  Here at Centerville, we believe that with the support of our families and community, our students can look forward to a great school year.   Starting the school year digitally will be a new and different way of teaching and learning for both our students and teachers.  As we embark on this unprecedented journey together, we pledge to do our best to provide engaging and meaningful instruction through our digital classrooms while building positive relationships with our students.

    Please view both documents, as they both provide important information.

    Principal's Welcome Letter

    Digital Learning Guide

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School Information


  • Full price student meals are $1.50 for breakfast and $2.25 for lunch.

    Reduced price student meals are $0.30 for breakfast and $0.40 for lunch.

    Adult lunches are $3.00.


    10:50 AM to 11:25 AM

    1st Grade

    11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

    5th Grade

    11:10AM to 11:40AM

    3rd Grade

    11:35AM to 12:05PM

    4th Grade

    12:00PM to 12:30PM

    2nd Grade

    12:10 PM to 12:40 PM

Early Checkout

  • Checking A Student Out of School/Dismissal of Students

    1. The cut-off time for checking a student out of school early is 2:15PM.  Dismissal will only be allowed after 2:15PM in serious emergency situations (must be approved by an administrator). 
    2. A picture ID is required to check out a student.
    3. All students are to be checked out at the front reception desk.  Your child will be called for you. 
    4. In order to maintain a safe and security school, please do not go directly to the classroom.

CES Five Star Pledge

CES Five Star Pledge