• Garfield Elementary School
    Principal: Tom Green
    902 East 29th Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 723-6450
    Fax: (563) 445-5971

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Garfield Food Drive

    Student Council Food Drive

    During the week of January 22 – 26, at Garfield school, all classes will be participating in a Food Drive run by the student council.  Every class will have a collection box.  Students are invited, but not required, to bring in donations of canned food.  It will be donated to the Central High School food Read more

    Winter Break

    Happy New Year!!

    Be sure your students are dressed for this extreme weather.  There will be outside morning line up and outside recess if the temperature is 15 degrees or higher with wind chill included.  Check local media for any late starts or closures due to snow or wind chill warnings.

    Upcoming Gator Gatherings:

    Monday, January 8th – PTA Meeting Read more

    Secret Santa Shop

    Secret Santa Shop – December 4 – 8

    After school each day in the library for an hour!

    Students can buy inexpensive gifts (25 cents to $5.00) for siblings, moms and dads, grandmas and grandpas, aunts and uncles or whoever else you see fit!

    We will accept cash or checks written out to Garfield PTA.

    Any questions, please call Amanda Read more

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Garfield friends and family –

    Have a safe and fun Thanksgiving holiday!

    Enjoy your 5 day weekend!

    Be Thankful!  Read more

    McTeacher Night!!

    McTeacher Night is on Thursday Nov. 16th 4:00-7:00pm at the McDonalds on Eastern and Kimberly road.   The owner is very generous and donates 30% of all sales plus all the cookies sales.

    Come out to this fun event and see which teachers are at the drive thru window and behind the counter or greeting customers at the tables.

    **This Read more

    THIS WEEK @ GARFIELD October 23 – 27

    Monday, October 23 – Chess Club 2:30 – 3:15 pm

    Parent/Teacher Conferences

    • Monday 3 – 7:00 pm
    • Wednesday  2 – 5:00 pm
    • Thursday  7:30 – 11:30 am

    Click here  (Conferences_English_FINAL ) for helpful suggestions for conferences.

    Be sure to stop by the Scholastic Book Fair in the Library during conference times!!

    Upcoming Events at Garfield:

    • October 26 – 27
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    Quick Links

    Here are 3 handy links if you…

    • Want to know what is for lunch, breakfast, even snack since the district no longer sends paper menu copies home.


    • Did not receive this month’s Garfield Gator Gazette in the weekly folder or want to see the pictures in color –
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    Principal’s Welcome

    The Garfield Mission

    “The Garfield community will prepare students to be confident learners and leaders.”

    Dear Garfield Families,
    The 2017-2018 school year is off to an incredible start! Garfield Elementary is everything I had anticipated it would be, and I feel incredibly honored to be your principal. I am pleased to have had the opportunity to meet so many of Read more

    Garfield’s Communication Highway

    We do our best, nothing less at Garfield to keep our families informed of the many activities and events going on at our school.  Here is a list of some of the many ways we do this. Let us know how we’re doing and your favorite way of receiving information (other than from your own student, of Read more

    Scholastic Book Fair

    Please stop by our Scholastic Book Fair this week in the Garfield Library.  It will be open ONLY during conference times:

    • Monday, October 23,  3:00 – 7:00 pm
    • Wednesday, October 25,  2:00 – 5:00 pm
    • Thursday, October 26,  7:30 – 11:30 am

    Thank you for your support!! Read more

    THIS WEEK @ GARFIELD – October 9 – 13

    Monday, October 9th @ 6:00 pm.   Join us at the Monday night PTA meeting.  We are looking for volunteers to work our first fundraiser Wednesday night at Pizza Ranch.  Workers and students are needed to work one of 2 shifts:  5-7:00 or 7-9:00.  Last year was our first experience at Pizza Ranch and the students were a big Read more

    Upcoming Events at Garfield

    Gator Gatherings:

    We are coming up on the halfway point of 1st Quarter already!  Last week 4th and 5th graders started participating in Intramurals and Chorus.  We’ve had our first skating party, Garden Club meeting, PTA meeting and Fire Drill!

    Next week on Monday our Chess Club starts and on Friday the Scarecrow Scramble and PTA Fall Festival will be Read more