Principal's Message

Dear Centerville Star Families,

Our star staff is excited to get back to school and welcome your star scholar back to another great year of learning. We at Centerville want every star scholar to shine, and we need your assistance. All scholars need a community (home and school) of people that care about their emotional, physical, social and academic success. As a team, we can build that community for every scholar by having productive and informative two-way communication that includes dialogue from school to star families and from star families to school.


The awesome Centerville staff and I feel privileged to be a part of this school family. We thank you for your support and look forward to welcoming everyone back for another year of excellence. If you are new to Centerville, welcome to the “Star Family”. With everyone’s continued collaboration, support, and enthusiasm we will continue to Cultivate Extraordinary Scholars.

Lastly, I want to share that I am so blessed to be the principal at Centerville as we have accomplished so much in a short amount of time. In 2016, we were designated as a Maryland Blue Ribbon School and in 2017 we were named a National Blue Ribbon School. In March of 2018, I was named the Maryland National Distinguished Principal of the Year.  I give all credit to the great Centerville staff and community. Thanks for growing with Centerville!
With Star Pride,
Tracy D. Hilliard
2018 Maryland National Distinguished Principal