• Garfield Elementary School
    Principal: Michael Orfitelli
    902 East 29th Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 322-1922
    Fax: (563) 322-7220

  • News, Events, and Announcements


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield February 8th – 12th

    Last week we celebrated the 100th day of school with many fun activities including those delicious Froot Loop necklaces and collected over 600 cans of food for the Student Council food drive.  Good Job!!

    Monday the Girl Scout leaders will be speaking to Kindergarten and 1st Graders at Lunch about Girl Scout opportunities.

    Thursday, February 11th, will be a Read more


    Mrs. Reed To Be Honored in Washington, DC in January

    Candy Reed, Garfield Elementary School counselor, is excited to represent Garfield School and Iowa as the State representative for the 2016 School Counselor of the Year program by the American School Counselor Association. The School Counselor of the Year program honors these professionals who serve as advocates for students, helping Read more


    Janelle Weinstein Receives National Certification

    Janelle Weinstein, life skills teacher at Garfield Elementary, has been recognized as a National Board Certified Teacher. The certification entails challenging coursework and is considered the “Gold Standard” of excellence in the education field. Nationally, only about 3 to 4 percent of teachers have earned this recognition. Mrs. Weinstein previously received two associates’ degrees from Read more

    Garfield Gator Gazette!!

    By now you will have received your paper copy of the New Garfield Gator Gazette.  It is also available on our website in living color!  Simply click on the Gazette in the top menu bar and select November 2015. Read more


    Principal’s Welcome

    “In a safe and caring environment Garfield staff, families and the community will work together to prepare our students to be confident learners.” – Garfield Mission Statement

    “Are we fulfilling our mission?”  Our mission creates an expectation of our best, the best from our faculty, staff, students, and families.  Everyone in the Garfield community has a responsibility to make our Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield January 25th – 29th

    Food Drive and STEM Night!!

    This week the Garfield Student Council will be having a Food Drive to benefit a local food pantry.  Every class will have a collection box for the students to fill.  Students are invited, but not required, to bring in donations.  Also, there will be various Spirit Days during the week that students and staff can Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield  January 13th – 22nd

    This Friday, January 15th, is the end of 2nd quarter and there will be a 2 HOUR EARLY DISMISSAL AT 12:25 pm.  Please make your child care plans for this early out day!

    Movie Night is also this Friday night brought to you by the Garfield PTA and starts at 6:00 Read more


    Hat & Mitten Tree


    help us fill

    our hat and mitten

    tree. It is a tiny tree with

    big dreams.

     When you are out shopping, consider

    picking up an extra hat, gloves or mittens

    to share with your fellow students.  Donations

    of smaller sized sweat pants, snow pants and snow boots

    that have been outgrown and still in good condition are also welcome. Read more


    Penguin Patch Kids’ Holiday Shoppe

    Next Week – December 8th – 11th in the Library

    Tuesday, Thursday & Friday   2:30 to 3:30 pm

    Wednesday  1:30 to 2:30 pm

    Let your child experience the joy of giving this holiday season in a safe, educational and fun environment at the Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe.  Students will be bringing home an envelope to Read more


    Pizza Night/Watch DOGS Invite
    Attention All ‘DADS’ of Garfield Students!

    On Tuesday, December 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm we will be having a Pizza Night/WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) introductory program. Bring your child(ren) and meet in the school cafeteria for FREE pizza and drinks.

    Click here for additional information and to download reservation form. Read more


    Happy Thanksgiving

    To All Garfield Students, Staff,

    Friends and Family!

    See you on Monday, November 30th!

    Upcoming Events:

    Tuesday, December 1st – Skating Party 6-8:00 pm @ Eldridge Skate Park

    Thursday, December 3rd – Visiting Artist Assembly @ 9:30 am Jazz Vocalist, Sara Garazek

    December 8-11th – Santa’s Workshop in LMC

    Tuesday, December 22nd – All School Sing-a-Long in Gym Read more