• 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


    Garfield Blood Drive Postponed

    Please share and spread the word that the Garfield blood drive has been postponed from the April 15th date.  We encourage all who were planning on giving blood to simply change the location of your donation.  Plan on giving blood at the Blood Center at 5500 Lakeview Parkway, Davenport, within the next 2 weeks and state that you 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

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    Important Reminders For This Week @ Garfield

    Friday, March 28th, will be a two hour early dismissal for the end of 3rd Quarter at 12:50 pm.  Please make pick-up and after school arrangements if necessary.

    Monday will be the monthly Gator Grubb at Chuck -E-Cheese from 4:00 – 9:00 pm.

    Tuesday is Spring Picture Day at Garfield.  This year, the photographer will take a picture of each Read more


    Skating Party

    March 25, 2014


    Eldridge Skate Park

    400 S 16th Ave, Eldridge, IA 52748

    COME JOIN US for the ONE and ONLY Skate Party this year!  Mother Nature has not been kind to our planned activities this year…. So let’s make this one count!

    Admission $3.00/per skater

    Skate Rentals $1.50/per skater

    CASH OR LOCAL CHECKS is the only form of Read more


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield March 10th – 28th

    Monday – Wednesday this week all Lost & Found items will be displayed on tables in the 5th grade hallway.  All items remaining on Thursday morning will be donated.

    Tuesday morning is the Chorus Breakfast for all chorus students from 7:45 to 8:20 am.

    There is NOT a skating party on March 11th.  See Upcoming Events below.

    Wednesday, March 12th,   Read more

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    LOST & FOUND!!

    Looking for that hoodie now that the weather is warming? Please come check the Garfield Lost and Found this week !  It is located on the second floor in the 5th grade hallway.

    All remaining items will be donated during spring break!

    We have over 40 hoodies and sweatshirts, 20 stocking caps, several coats, mittens, gloves, headbands and scarves.  There Read more