Early Learning Guided by a Higher Power

Kennesaw, Marietta and Acworth’s Choice for Non-Denominational Christian Daycare

Here at Mt. Elizabeth Academy we take safety seriously. Learn about what we are doing to provide a safe, nurturing environment for your child.
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Welcome to Mt. Elizabeth Christian Academy

We are a Quality Rated Christian daycare, preschool, and pre-k, founded and operated by master educators.

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Christian Program

Indoor Gym/Theater

Catered Meals

Nature Trail

Professional Educators

Our Programs

Little girl at Infants class, at Mt. Elizabeth Academy, Daycare, preschool, Kennesaw Christian school, private school


Ages 6W – 14M

Our babies are cared for by loving, enthusiastic, and nurturing caregivers in a safe, soothing, and happy environment. Their daycare needs are addressed with smiles and frequent eye contact with their teachers.

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Small happy boy at Toddlers 1 class, at Mt. Elizabeth Academy, Daycare, preschool, Kennesaw Christian school, private school

Toddler I

Ages 1yr – 2yrs

Our toddler program nurtures the “I can do it!” mindset, while also helping toddlers understand their relationship to the environment and the daycare peers around them.

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School for Toddler - 2yr-3yrs

Toddler II

Ages 2yr – 3yrs

The Toddler II Classroom invites older toddlers to a more structured class routine. This allows them to develop an understanding of their day, encouraging predictability and a sense of security, as well as helping to enhance their learning and attention.

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Preschool child outside at early learning center in Kennesaw


Ages 3yrs – 4yrs

Our Preschool Program provides a fun and loving environment for all of our children. We understand the value of play in the lives of young children. Through play, children develop cognitive, physical, social, and emotional wellbeing.

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Сhildren at Private Pre-K class, at Mt. Elizabeth Academy, Daycare, preschool, Kennesaw Christian school, private school

Private Pre-K

Ages 4yrs – 5yrs

Pre-K (Kindergarten Prep) is a wonderful place to begin a lifetime of formal learning. It is a year for learning, growing, making new friends, and for lots of fun! Using a theme-based, whole child approach to learning, we teach the basics of literacy and math.

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Transition Toddler Highlights


Here at Mt. Elizabeth Academy we offer a full day daycare program for children ages 6 weeks to 3 years old. We prepare our daycare students to excel as young leaders of tomorrow, combining our custom-designed curriculum with first class childcare.

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Nature Trail - Mt. Elizabeth Academy, Daycare, preschool, Kennesaw Christian school, private school

Vacation Camp

Mt. Elizabeth Academy is offering a new STEM ADVENTURE CAMP for children ages 6-12 years. Each camp provides students a week-long, hands-on day program to explore science through the lens of technology, engineering, and math.

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Little girl on regular field trips to our on-site nature trail, at Georgia Pre-K class, at Mt. Elizabeth Academy, Daycare, preschool, Kennesaw Christian school, private school

Georgia Pre-K

Ages 4yrs – 5yrs

We provide an excellent learning environment using the Georgia Pre-K Classes State-approved curriculum. In addition, we enhance the program with STEM activities using Rokenbok Robotics kits.

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Watch the Videos below to take a Virtual Tour of Our Kennesaw Location

The Daycare Director, Ann Godley playing outside with a boy in a swing.

Dear Prospective Family,

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to Mt. Elizabeth Academy, where we place an emphasis on providing exceptional early childhood development and education in a loving and nurturing environment. Mt. Elizabeth Academy is a Quality Rated, family-owned Christian preschool, pre-k, private kindergarten, and daycare; founded and operated by master educators in Kennesaw, Georgia. We offer discovery-based learning activities, sensory manipulatives, and developmental centers that fully engage our students in learning and growth. In addition, we assess your child’s understanding and gently challenge them to continue through their next developmental phase, all in a fun and engaging play-based atmosphere.

In addition to being a mother of two, I spent last 30 years professionally involved in early learning; as a teacher, a principal and a mentor to developing teachers. I have spoken at workshops around the world and I am an early learning professional. I pride myself on staying up-to-date on the newest research in early learning education and child development. While developing and delivering outstanding programs and curriculum are passions, most importantly I love children. I support our families and I cultivate a nurturing atmosphere of comfort and security.

Please make an appointment to come in for a tour. I look forward to showing you what a wonderful school and community we have.

Ann Godley, B.A., M.Ed.

The Daycare Director, Ann Godley playing outside with a boy in a swing.

  • My daughter has been at Mt. Elizabeth Academy since August 2018 and it has truly been a wonderful experience ! The amazing teachers made sure my daughter transitioned from home to daycare smoothly and their interactive parent-teacher app keeps you updated with pictures , incident reports and more ! The owners are very welcoming and helpful when you have any questions or need assistance. I’m so glad i chose Mt. Elizabeth for my daughter !

    thumb marlee coulthard
    August 24, 2019
  • Mt. Elizabeth Academy has been a great place and opportunity for me to continue my education. As a toddler teacher, I enjoy being in the classroom planning activities and fun things for the children to do. I love what I do and I couldn't thank Mt. E and the directors Ann and Rob for helping me to make my dreams of having my own classroom and teaching come true. The environment is friendly, clean as well as healthy and other teachers help to make it possible. Parents are friendly and of course the children are little cuties soaking up the learning and love given each day. I really enjoy Mt. E and will continue to grow with them. SA

    thumb Shequila Anderson
    March 25, 2019
  • Mt. Elizabeth Academy is a GREAT school, and like any other facility it has it's pros & cons. However, from a personal experience there are more pros which contributes to the progression of the school. I worked as the private pre-k teacher (over a year ago), and was one of the 1st hires. Unfortunately, personal issues took place in my life that affected my passion in teaching, along with the high potential the directors saw in me when I was first hired. One thing I could never do is speak badly about Ann & Rob because they were always concerned, encouraging, and doing their best to maintain a school of excellence. I thank them for their honesty, and for doing what they felt was best to do for the success of the class, although I felt it was personal and unfair at the time. Mt. E was indeed my stepping stone for growth and opportunity, and if it had not been for the honest wake-up call the Godley's gave me, I wouldn't be where I am now, back in the classroom, teaching passionately with much more to offer my elementary students. * I HIGHLY recommend MT.E for parents looking for an amazing school to place their child(ren) and/or those looking for a great place to work with a passion & love for children.

    thumb Subricca Hart
    August 27, 2019
  • Mt.Elizabeth is absolutely phenomenal!! I had the great pleasure of working at Mt. Elizabeth as an assistant teacher. Rob and Ann from the beginning welcomed me like I was family and treated me with the utmost respect and kindness. You can tell they truly care about their staff, the kids, and their families. I loved working with all of the staff at Mt. Elizabeth and can only see good things in the future for this school. I'm praying for the continued success and highly recommend this academy to any parent in need of childcare; it's honestly one of the best around.

    thumb Vivian Odekhiran
    December 21, 2018
  • Oh where to start... So many great things about this school. First off, I checked out almost every single daycare/school in Kennesaw and some in Marietta. There are pros and cons to each school. I have to admit, Mt. Elizabeth may not have every single pro other schools can offer, but Mt.E provides my child a loving, safe, and educationally healthy environment. My son not only loves his primary teacher, but every teacher that comes into his classroom. He is a pretty shy boy, but has grown to be confident, smart, and socially well rounded. At 3 he came home already able to spell out the first letter of almost every word. I also noticed the way he plays with other kids has become considerate and respectful while expressing himself through conversation. I also have to note, my kid barely gets sick at this school! I honestly cannot remember a time he missed school because he was sick from coming to school. Besides all these, the main reason we came to Mt.E is because of my primary impression and connection with the owners Rob and Ann. They are so easy to talk to, actually genuine in their conversations, and considerate when discussing any matter regarding my son's care. They encourage teacher communication which shows they realize so much depends on the teacher/student/parent interactions. I have spent many afternoons at pick up talking to my son's teacher about his progress, any issues, or just about what we did over the weekend! I feel the owners encourage such an environment for this to take place and hires teachers with the same views (special shout out to Ms. Corinne!! Best teacher ever!) Thank you Ann, Rob, and all teachers and staff for making such a great place for these young ones to be!

    thumb Jean Won
    August 24, 2019
  • I did so much research before I placed 2 of my children in daycare/school. Its been a year and i can truthfully say Mt E did not disappoint. Right from management the directors and the teachers are caring commited individuals and do so many different things and activities for the kids. The place is happy and bubbly, the hallways are so pretty with decoarated classroom doors that change with seasons/months...there's lots of variety throughout the day music, Spanish, they encourage reading time even for littles who cannot read which is so essential, my little girl will pick up a book and comb through the pages just like she were reading words. They have arts and crafts and play outside in designated well equipped playgrounds (even water fun days in the summer) and for bad weather days they have a large equipped room for the kids to run and play. Lastly i want to mention that they post loads of pics thtough the day so you are part of the daily happenings. Food is prepared and provided too for each child with the option of bfast. I can go on and on but i wanted to let moms in the area know about this gem 💎 of a place that does so much for my kids.

    thumb Christeen Joseph
    August 10, 2022
  • My grandchildren take music classes here. My granddaughter takes voice lessons and my grandson takes guitar 🎸 lessons. Both of them love their lessons and can't wait to return for their next class!!

    thumb Lourdes Sivilla-Moriarty
    August 10, 2022
  • I could not be happier that my husband and I decided to change daycares and start bringing our children to Mt. Elizabeth. In this crazy, uncertain time, it is so hard to know if we are making the right decisions for our children, but I am confident this was a great choice for our family. We can’t take our children many places these days to protect their health, so I am so happy they can socialize and participate in new and varied activities here. I am impressed with the precautions the school is taking to keep the kids and staff safe. I love how they communicate frequently through the Brightwheel app, including lots of pictures so I can see my children enjoying themselves and talk to them about their days when they get home. The teachers are so kind and loving with the kids and my older child practically runs into the school every morning. This school, the teachers and staff have been a blessing to our family, and I sincerely appreciate the care and education they provide!

    thumb Erin B
    August 24, 2020
  • Robert & Ann, I just want to say "thank you" to both of you and Mrs. Cecile for your time, patience, nurturing, and oversight of our Andrew (and this very nervous & new first time mom). As new parents we were extremely concerned about where we would place our little one for care. Mt. Elizabeth was our first stop but we toured and looked into other facilities as well. However, we were so impressed with our initial time at Mt. Elizabeth that we would often compare our experience to our time with you all - there was no match. From the moment we met all of you we have felt welcomed and cared for. To know that our son is receiving a well-thought out curriculum while being embraced by Christian values and beliefs is so comforting. Mrs. Cecile, thank you so much for all that you do to communicate with us and keep us updated! You made our first week wonderful. Your patience, guidance, and understanding are unmatched. You are a gem and we appreciate your care of our little Andrew. Thank you all for your authenticity, your genuine care, and everything you do. Last week you unknowingly reminded and confirmed for us why we chose Mt. Elizabeth.

    thumb Aisha Walker
    November 10, 2018
  • CANNOT RECOMMEND MT. ELIZABETH ENOUGH We started our son at Mt. Elizabeth almost a year ago in toddler 1 and I cannot be happier with our choice to do so. Every member of the staff is attentive, patient and kind with our son (as I know they are with all the students). The facility is clean, the lunch is healthy, they lay out a daily schedule so we know exactly what his day looks like, and they really do teach him so much. I'm not sure what we would do without Mt. Elizabeth or how we ever lived without them. They give us so much peace of mind, and they give our son a home away from home. A special shout out to his primary teacher Ms. Molly, as much as we love her, our son loves her even more (:

    thumb Shelby Brown
    August 3, 2022

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.”
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