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

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Upcoming Garfield Events

    February 24th – PTA Movie 6:00 pm (Doors open @ 5:30 pm)

    March 2nd – Kindergarten Roundup from 3:30 – 4:30 pm

    March 8th – Spring Conferences@ 3:00 pm

    March 10th – PTA Fun Night/Summer Preview @ 5:30 – 8:30 pm

    March 16th – 3rd-5th Grade Music Program @ 6:30 pm

    March 17th – 3rd Quarter Ends – 2 Hour Read more

    March 2nd – Garfield Kindergarten Roundup


    Thursday, March 2, 2017 @ 3:30 – 4:30 pm

    Kindergarten Roundup is an opportunity for your new student to visit their school and meet some of their teachers and fellow classmates. It is also a great chance for parents to learn more about school services and daily routines to start the school year off right! 

    Families can register their incoming Kindergartner during 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

    Principal’s Welcome

    “In a safe and caring environment Garfield staff, families and the community will work together to prepare our students to be confident learners.” – Garfield Mission Statement

    “Are we fulfilling our mission?”  Our mission creates an expectation of our best, the best from our faculty, staff, students, and families.  Everyone in the Garfield community has a responsibility to make our Read more

    PTA Fun Night

    PTA Fun Night

    Candy Land

    The Kingdom of Sweet Adventures

    This Friday, March 10, 2017 @ 5:30 – 8:30 pm

    Sweet Games including Gramma Nutt’s Candy Chuck, Lollipop Grove, Mr. Mints Peppermint Twist, Cotton Candy Crush, the Lemon Drop and more!

    $5.00 Wristbands includes all games and 2 Cake Walk tickets!!

    $3.00 Meal Deal in the Gator Grill includes pizza, Read more

    Free Family Title Event

    Friday, February 3, 2017
    3:30-4:30 pm in the Garfield Gym (enter through Arlington Avenue doors)

    Get Ready For The Big Game With A Pre-Super Bowl Party!
    Join us for football, food, and fun activities as we celebrate the upcoming Super Bowl match-up

    New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons!

    -Football passing game
    -Vote for which team you want to win
    -Super Bowl craft activity
    -Learn Read more

    THIS WEEK @ Garfield January 23 – 27

    Remember to turn in your Box Tops for Education by Friday this week!!

    Monday, January 23 –

    Chess Club in Library 2:30 – 3:15 pm

    3rd – 5th Grade Chorus 2:30 – 3:10 pm

    PTA Skate Party @ Eldridge Skate Park 6 – 8:00 pm

    Tuesday, January 24 –

    4th Grade Intramurals 2:25 – 3:10 pm in Gym

    3rd Grade Read more


    Garfield Science/ STEM Family Night

    TONIGHT – January 19, 2017  5:30 – 7:30 pm

    Discover the Fun of Science with Exciting Activities provided by the Bettendorf Family Museum.  Also featuring fun activities from Augustana College Physics Department and the Sudlow Robotics Club!!

    Activities will take place in the Garfield Gym and Cafeteria. Please enter through the Arlington Avenue Doors.

    Snacks Read more

    New Books in Our Library

    Remember to check out the New Book Cart in the library.  Some of our new titles include:

    1. Aqualicious
    2. Bun Bun Button
    3. Cree
    4. Gingerbread Man Loose
    5. Giraffes
    6. Here Comes Valentine Cat
    7. Little Red Gliding Hood
    8. Seaside Mystery
    9. Tweak Tweak
    10. Wacky Races
    11. Tales from a NOT-SO- Friendly Frenemy (Dork Diary #11)
    12. Double Down (Wimpy Kid #11)
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    PTA Santa’s Secret Workshop

    PTA Santa’s Secret Workshop

    Garfield Library

    December 5th – 9th

    2:30-3:30 pm

    Gifts for everyone on your student’s list:  Moms, Dads, Sisters, Brothers, Aunts, Uncles, and Grandparents, reasonably priced from $.50 – $5.00.   Local college elves will be available to help choose and wrap purchases so that they can put them right under the tree when they get home. Read more

    New Language Arts Curriculum

    The Davenport Community School District plans to adopt a new language arts curriculum for K-5 students for the Fall of 2017. This is the first new language arts curriculum adoption at the elementary school level in ten years and we’d like to have feedback from our elementary families on the two curricula under consideration. Please join us to learn about Read more


    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thanksgiving Break    November 23rd – November 27th

    Upcoming Events:

    • Tuesday, November 29th – Skate Party @ 6:00 pm
    • Thursday, December 1st – PTA Night @ Monkey Joe’s @ 6:00 pm
    • Monday, December 5th – PTA Meeting @ 4:00 pm
    • Thursday, December 8th – 2nd Grade Music Program/ 5th Grade Orchestra Concert @ 6:30 pm

      Read more