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.


  • Title I Parent Meeting (Virtual - via Zoom)

    All CES Families and Community Stakeholders are invited to attend our Virtual Title I Annual Parent Meeting on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:00PM.  The Zoom link will go live five minutes prior to the start time. 

    During our meeting, we will provide you with information about our Title I Program and how our program benefits you and your student(s) for the 2021-22 School Year.

    Meeting ID: 988 5368 6831

    Passcode: 448340

    Zoom Link:

    Comments (-1)
  • "Grandparents Drive By Parade"

    In honor of our CES Grandparents, we would like to invite all Grandparents of CES students to attend the Drive Thru Parade on Saturday, September 25, 2021.  Drive By, Honk and Wave ‘Hi’ with your little one(s) and receive a free goody bag filled with treats.  CES students accompanied by a grandparent will receive a free donut.

    All participants should enter through the Scenic Hwy. entrance and drive around the  bus lane loop.

    To help us better prepare for this event, please click on the link below and complete the form.

    Please click this link to fill out the Google form and indicate how many will attend this festive event or return the form sent home with your student.

    Comments (-1)
  • PTA Officers Needed!

    We are very eager to get our PTA up and running!  We will need the following Executive Board Members to get started on the work:

    *President  *Co-President  *Vice-President  *Secretary

    Please contact Ms. Jarrell in the Parent Center at 678.639.3721 for your interest.  Additional information will be provided to all interested candidates.

    You may decide that you want to join a committee instead or that this type of leadership is right up your alley.  Whatever your preference, we are excited to start a fresh new year with a new team.  Please email, call 770.972.2220 (option #6) / 678.639.3721 or click the link below and complete the form and indicate what capacity you would like to serve.

    Thank you!

    PTA Executive Board Member Application

    Comments (-1)
  • EMC Superstar Teacher Competition

    Do you know a special teacher that deserves recognition?  Nominate them for the Walton EMC Superstar Teacher competition.   The winning teacher will receive $250 for personal use and $250 for classroom use.  The nominator of the winning teacher will receive a $25 gift card.

    It's easy to enter!  Simply write a paragraph about why your teacher is a superstar.  Nominations should include the teacher’s name and Centerville Elementary School as the school.  Your superstar teacher must be a current teacher.  E-mail your entry to  Make sure you include your name and home address with the nomination.

    Walton EMC will accept nominations from September 1-30, 2021.  You must be a customer-owner to send in a nomination.  The Walton EMC Teacher will be announce in mid-October.

    Comments (-1)
  • 21-22 Supply List Now Available

    Click this link to access the 2021-2022 CES School Supply List.

    Comments (-1)
  • Sign up today to receive school system news online!

    Sign up to receive Gwinnett County Public Schools e-newsletter... a quick, easy way to learn more about Georgia's largest school system. In this newsletter, you'll find stories on teaching and learning, school leadership and governance, and the partnerships that make Gwinnett County Public Schools successful. Click here to sign up for GCPS eNews or visit the GCPS home page to see the latest news.

    Comments (-1)

Meet the Principal

  • 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

School Information

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.


  • 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

CES Five Star Pledge

CES Five Star Pledge