About RL Norton Elementary
R.L. Norton Elementary was created to alleviate overcrowding at Annistown and Centerville Elementary Schools in the South Gwinnett County. The school was named after Robert Lee Norton, a member of the Gwinnett County Board of Education from 1948-1958. Mr. Norton also served as a trustee of the Centerville School for close to 20 years before his service as a dedicated school board member. Mr. Norton resided in the Centerville area for his entire life and was dedicated to serving the community, his church, and the school system. R. L. Norton Elementary School officially opened its doors to students on August 25, 1986.