Early Learning Guided by a Higher Power

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

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

Private Kindergarten

Ages 4yrs – 5yrs

Mt. Elizabeth Academy’s Private Kindergarten STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Program is a wonderful place for children to continue the journey of formal learning. It is a year for learning, growing, making new friends, and for lots of fun too! Using a theme-based, whole-child approach to learning, we teach the basics of literacy and math.

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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.
Co-Founder/Executive Director

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

  • WHAT DID WE DO BEFORE WE FOUND THIS PLACE! Mt. Elizabeth has been the perfect fit for my child (3 yrs old). INSTANTLY, Mrs. Cathie, the assistant director, made us feel like family. She is very attentive to detail and I have noticed that when I drop off my son in the morning, SHE KNOWS ALMOST EVERY CHILD BY NAME. As an educator, I find this so impressive because it means that she has taken the time to truly know the students under her tutelage. Excellence truly stems from the top because my son's teachers are AMAZING. Ms. Keisha is creative and keeps the students engaged. She is very responsive and takes time with each child everyday. You can tell that she deeply cares for each and every one of her students. As a parent, you cannot ask for more! I pride myself on being very selective when it comes to the care of my child and Mt Elizabeth checks ALL of the boxes. We are so very thankful that we found them.

    thumb Kearstin Jacobs
    February 24, 2022
  • We have loved having our son in the infant room at Mt. Elizabeth! We love Ms. Cécile, Ms. Kibibi, and the entire staff. I always feel that they truly care, keep us updated throughout the day, and do everything possible for a safe and fun learning environment.

    thumb Alex Saville
    May 4, 2020
  • Our 1 year old son has been at Mt. Elizabeth Academy since he was around 12 weeks old and we could not be happier with our experience. The teachers and staff are wonderful, the leadership team is involved and communicative, the facility is clean and cheerful, and our son is happy and thriving. We are so grateful for Mt. Elizabeth Academy. (Special thanks to Ms. Cecile, Ms. Patricia, Ms. Anita, and the assistant teachers for their hard work and dedication!)

    thumb Selene Satterfield
    July 9, 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
  • 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
  • I can't say enough great things about Mt. Elizabeth! As a first time mom, it was definitely a big decision. I had my child at home for three years. Our childcare at home changed right during the pandemic and we had to choose childcare fairly quickly. From my first phone call with Mrs. Ann, the Owner and my first tour, I knew I'd found the right place for my child and us (the parents)! She answered all of my questions and was so helpful. They were warm welcoming, and continue to know what works for my daughter, and I love that they know all of the details about each child to make their experience the best for them! I love my child's teacher and the staff is always kind and helpful! In these times, it's good to know your baby/child is in loving and caring hands!

    thumb Sherelle Lundy
    August 24, 2021
  • 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
  • Both of my children attended Mt. Elizabeth- my son from 18mo - 3.5 years and my daughter from 12 weeks - 18 months. The day we had to leave was the saddest - we moved out of state and I wish we could have moved everyone at Mt. Elizabeth with us!! My kids both thrived from the intimate class sizes and age appropriate curriculum. Every staff member knew and loved both of my kids. This facility takes childcare, education, cleanliness and security seriously!

    thumb Brianna Lane
    August 24, 2021
  • I’ve had the pleasure of working at Mt. Elizabeth Academy for six months now. For the first time in ten years, I can honestly say that I look forward to coming to work everyday. Ann and Rob are two of the most genuine, caring, and respectful people for whom I have worked. Their extended background in education and love of children shines throughout the school. Many a time I’ve seen Ann in the classroom, on the floor, with children piled in her lap, while she reads to them and plays with them. They truly care about each and every child and their staff. They go above and beyond to make certain that every classroom is equipped with all the things a child and teacher could possibly need to foster fun learning and ensure safety. When I chose Mt. Elizabeth as my home away from home, I was not only choosing for myself, but for my son as well. His health and well-being comes first and I couldn’t imagine him being happier anywhere else.

    thumb Terre Davidson
    March 28, 2019
  • I cannot be more happy than I am with this school. Everything about it from the owners; teachers and the campus is perfect. My two boys attend and I have seen a drastic change in both of them for the good. Small class size, teachers that have training and genuinely care for your children. I wish I would have found Mt. Elizabeth years ago. Great school!

    thumb Stephanie Mize
    August 24, 2021

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