Our teachers and caregivers are trained, ready and excited to help spark lightbulb moments for your child. We invite you to visit and see our Balanced Learning approach in action
The Primrose School of Bells Ferry, serving the Kennesaw, Woodstock, Marietta, Canton and Acworth area is owned and operated by Mr. Gary Baude and his business partner Mrs. Patricia Crowe.
Mr. Gary Baude spent his entire career with one company in various management positions and most recently served as the chief executive of a division within a global logistics company. Mr. Baude has been involved in the Primrose family for over 29 years. His two sons, Joseph (27) and Jordan (26) attended and graduated from Primrose School of Peachtree Corners. His sister Mrs. Jo Kirchner has been with Primrose for over 30 years and serves are the CEO of the Primrose School Franchising Company, with over 400 schools, located in Atlanta, GA. His brother and his wife, Ken & Anita owned and operated the Primrose School of Leawood Kansas and his niece and her husband, Keri & Carl Stoltz own and operate the Primrose School of Midtown in Atlanta. It truly is a family affair! We take great pride in the quality and longevity of our staff, some of whom have been with us for more than 20 years! Our goal is to always make you feel welcome with a friendly smile and warm greeting whenever you come in.
Mrs. Trish Crowe is the Chief Operating Officer of Primrose School of Sixes Road and Primrose School of Bells Ferry. She currently holds a BS in Elementary Education, a M.Ed in Educational Leadership, and a Specialist Degree in Reading. She taught Kindergarten through third grade, gifted, as well as EIP over the span of 17 years in the Douglas and Cobb County School Systems. After 17 years of teaching, Mrs. Crowe opened a Sunbrook Academy in Smyrna, Georgia and owned the school for 7 years before selling the school to a large corporation. Her goal is to inspire the school leaders to strive for constant learning through professional development, always be open to change, and view every challenge as an opportunity to grow. After all, we are “forging a path that leads to a brighter future for all children".
Teamed with their School Director Ms. Kendra Neal, Assistant Director, Mrs. Dawn Porter, Director of Education, Mrs. Alice Casagrande, and their professional staff share the goal of providing children with the most nurturing and loving environment while achieving excellence in the delivery of our curriculum. These ladies all have a wealth of experience and a unique passion for children and early childhood education. Please read their bios on this web site and more importantly, come in and meet them and you will see and feel the difference.
We aren't just a daycare in Kennesaw, we are a premier early education and child care experience for children and families. We are conveniently located on Hawkins Store Road, just minutes down the road from Orchard Square and Chalker Elementary School.
Infant, Toddler, Early preschool, Preschool, Pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten, After school, Summer adventure club
Blackwell Elementary School, Bells Ferry Elementary School, Chalker Elementary School and Addison Elementary School
Practicing kindness in and outside of the classroom will help children's character development. Learn more about nurturing compassion in this parent resource.
Each February, students at Primrose schools across the country collect their favorite books to donate to local libraries, hospitals, schools and nonprofit organizations.
To better meet the individual needs of every child, we’re proud to implement Ages & Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ®-3 and ASQ®:SE-2) in Primrose schools across the country.
Each Primrose school is held to high standards of safety and cleanliness while maintaining a caring and nurturing environment where children can thrive.
There’s no question that parents want their preschoolers to grasp the basics of colors, numbers and letters to foster a lifetime of learning.
It might seem odd to think about your preschooler exploring data analysis and algebra.
It's a fact: children learn better when they are engaged. That's why purposeful play and nurturing guidance from teachers are key components of Balanced Learning. See how this time-tested approach with a strong emphasis on life skills and character development can help your child develop and excel.