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  • 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

    Principal’s Welcome

    Welcome to Garfield Elementary: creating confident learners and leaders.  I am excited to be a part of the Garfield community and family. 

    Every day our faculty and staff focus on student safety,  well-being, and academic progress. In our classrooms, our teachers communicate clear learning goals to our students and provide high quality interactive lessons focused on achieving the learning goal.  Read more


    The David Lane Memorial Coat Drive is a program that provides warm winter coats for students in the Davenport Community School District who need winter coats.  The coats are purchased new, or donated gently used and in excellent condition. Of course, there is no charge to the parents of students who receive coats.  If your child is in need of Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield November 3rd – 7th

    Remember to set your clocks back on Saturday night or you will be very early for school on Monday morning!  Enjoy an extra hour of sleep!

    Flu shots will be given on Thursday at noon to those students who have turned in the permission slips.

    Friday is the first Friday of the month so it is SPIRIT Day with Read more


    Conference Time!

    Please remember your conference times this week.  If you do not have a time scheduled for your student, please contact the teacher or office to schedule one.

    Monday Conferences  3:00 – 7:00 pm

    Wednesday Conferences  2:00 – 5:00 pm

    Thursday Conferences  8:00 – 12:00 am

    No School Thursday or Friday!

    Enjoy your long week-end!  Play in the leaves!! Read more

    Do Not Forget. Yellow Sticker on Bulletin.

    2 Hour Early Dismissal


    October 15, 2014

    12:25 pm

    End of 1st Quarter Read more

    PTA Meeting – Monday

    6:30 pm in Library

    Come to the Garfield PTA meeting and find out what is coming up at Garfield.  Bring a friend and join!

    The following are the notes from last month’s meeting.

    Meeting Minutes of Garfield PTA meeting:

    September 8, 2014, 6:33 PM

    Present: Principal Mike Orfitelli, PTA President Laura Irish, Tom Irish, Katie Macke, Read more

    THIS WEEK @ Garfield October 6th – 10th

    There will be a PTA Meeting on Monday at 6:30 pm in the Library.

    Friday will be an all school assembly at 1:35 pm

    Picture retakes will be Friday morning.

    Patrol will be the BLUE group this week.

    Go Gators!! Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield September 29th – October 3rd

    Fantastic Friday this week at Garfield!


    The first Friday of the month is always SPIRIT DAY to wear the Garfield colors of Blue and Gold

    All School Assembly at 1:35 pm has been moved to October 10th!

    The Scarecrow Scramble begins at 2:30 for those students who have turned in permission slips to Read more

    THIS WEEK @ Garfield September 22nd – 26th

    Tuesday – 5th Chorus               2:25 – 3:10 pm

                         4th Intramurals         2:25 – 3:10 pm

    Wednesday –  Early Dismiss   1:35 pm

                         Smencil Sale                1:25 – 1:40 pm

    Thursday – 3rd/4th Chorus   2:25 – 3:10 pm

                         5th Intramurals        2:25 – 3:10 pm

    Friday –      5th Chorus               2:25 – 3:10 pm

    Upcoming Events:

    October 3rd will be the Scarecrow Scramble and the PTA Read more


    Davenport Schools Foundation Launching Major Saver Card Sales Sept. 10

     The Davenport Schools Foundation is once again offering Major Saver cards for sale through Davenport elementary and intermediate schools. Students will receive the sales packets Wednesday, Sept. 10 through Friday, Sept. 12 and will be selling the $15 cards featuring 19 local Buy-One, Get-One-Free offers until Wednesday, Sept. 24. Proceeds from the sales of the discount cards directly support the Read more

    THIS WEEK @ Garfield September 8th – 12th

    Monday, September 12th is the first Garfield PTA meeting of the year.  Please come and see how you can get involved in your student’s school.  It will be held in the Library at 6:30 pm.

    On Thursday, we will have a Major Saver Kick-Off Assembly  at 1:45 pm in the Gym.

    The 2014 Major Saver discount card campaign Read more