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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

    Scholastic Book Fair!

    Scholastic Book Fair

    One Day Only!

    When: Thursday, August 14

    Time: 3:00-7:00 pm

    Where: Garfield Library

    What: During “Unpack Your Backpack” Evening

    Help meet our profit goal of $4000

    If we can meet our goal each Garfield student will receive a gift of one new paperback!

    From August 8th – 28th, books can be purchased online by clicking here. Read more

    Important Summer Dates!

    Good luck to our 5th graders and have a safe and fun summer.  Mark your calendars for the following important dates!

    July 31st – Garfield School Registration  12 – 6:00 pm

    August 14th – Unpack Your Backpack 4:30 – 5:30 pm

    August 14th – Scholastic Book Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm

    August 18th – First Day of Read more

      Garfield Elementary School

     cordially invites you to a

    Retirement Celebration Open House

    in honor of: 

    Dale Steele

    Donna Wahmhoff

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

    3:30-5:00 PM

    Garfield Elementary Library

    902 E. 29th Street

    Davenport, IA 52803 Read more


    PTA Meeting

    The final PTA meeting of the year will be held Monday, May 5th at 6:30 pm in the Garfield Library.  All parents and guardians as well as incoming kindergarten parents are invited and encouraged to attend and find out about all the fun family and school activities that our PTA provides. Read more

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    THIS WEEK @ Garfield April 28th – May 2nd

    The Garfield Paras will be having a fundraiser this week for our second grade student, Tayveona, who is in the hospital in Iowa City.  We will be taking orders for 50¢ bags of popcorn.  Money can be given to the students’ teachers through Wednesday, April 30th.  Popcorn will be delivered to the classrooms on Thursday.  Extras may be Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield April 14th – 18th

    The Garfield Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, April 15th from 2:30 – 6:30 pm in the Garfield Gator Grill Cafeteria.  To donate, contact Melissa Maranda at 563-570-2533.

    On Thursday, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will walk to Sudlow first thing in the morning to hear the Sudlow band and orchestra play their Anual Recruitment Concert.  Be Read more

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    Legends of Iowa Football Camp

    The Legends of Iowa Football Camp will be held on June 14th at Brady Street Stadium again this year.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students who will be in grades 1 through 5 and 6 through 12 next fall.  Please click here to connect to the website that describes the camp as well as the camp registration.  There Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield April 7th – 11th

    Friday after school is the Jump for the Heart in the Gym from 3:00 – 4:00 pm.  Bring your permission slips and donations to Mrs. Schultz before Friday and participate in this worthwhile cause!

    Come to the PTA meeting in the Library on Monday at 6:30 pm.

    Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, the 2nd through 5th graders will be taking the Read more

    IOWA Assessments

    It’s that time of year again…time for students (grades, 2, 3, 4 and 5) to take the Iowa Assessments (formally called ITBS). These scores are important for your student, our school, and our community. The main purpose is to monitor growth of students, as well as the instructional programs at GarfieldSchool. They are one way we measure how well our Read more

    Creative Arts

    Creative Arts Academy


    Come and learn about the new and unique Arts Academy for 6th graders starting the fall of 2014.


    Please attend the meeting that is most convenient for you.

    Monday, April 7th, 6:30 PM – Monroe Elementary

    Tuesday, April 8th, 6:30 PM – McKinley Elementary

    Wednesday, April 9th, 6:30 PM – Harrison Elementary

    Thursday, April Read more