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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

    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


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield September 15th – 19th

    Garfield Families-Please be aware that the city will be repairing the street on 29th DIRECTLY in front of Garfield School starting on Monday, September 15th.  Please follow detour signs and keep your students safe during this short contruction.  It should only be totally closed for 1 or 2 days.

    Check the School Calendar on the left menu for all 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


    THIS WEEK @ Garfield September 1 – 5

    Have a safe and Happy Labor Day on Monday  – NO SCHOOL!!

    Thursday is Picture Day so wear your best Smile!  : )

    Friday is Spirit Day at Garfield.  Students and staff wear the school colors of blue and yellow.  Our first all school assembly will be held at 1:35.

    Remember to check the school calendar on the left Read more

    THIS WEEK @ Garfield August 25 – 29

    On Monday, the Boy Scouts will have a representative here to speak to the 5th grade boys during lunch about opportunities in scouting.

    On Wednesday, PTA will have their 1st Smencil Sale of the year.  These pencil sales are held on the final Wednesday of each month.  Flavored pencils are sold for $1.00 after school from 1:20 until Read more

    THIS WEEK @ GARFIELD August 18 – 22

    Welcome to returning and new families to Garfield!

    New School hours for 2014-2015:

    7:35 am – 2:25 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

    7:35 am – 1:25 pm Wednesdays

    Monday, August 18th and Tuesday, August 19th, will be 2 hour early dismissal at 12:25.

    Breakfast begins at 7:05 am.  Free breakfast and lunch is available for all Garfield students this year.  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.

    All 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