• 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

    2017-18 School Info

    Online registration for the 2017-18 school year is now open at davenportschools.org.

    August 8th        Registration     Noon – 6:00 pm

    August 23rd      Unpack your Backpack      4:30 – 5:30 pm

    August 24th      1st Day for Grades 1 – 5/ Kindergarten Testing Only

    August 25th      1st Day for Kindergarten Read more

    Attention Garfield Parents!

    All Garfield parents are requested to fill out the following brief 3 question online survey for the State of Iowa Department of Education. The first link is the actual letter for the parents containing information about the survey.

    2016-2017 Parent Survey Letter to Parents AEA9

    This link takes you to the survey.


    Thank you for assisting the Iowa Department 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

    Scholastic Book Fair

    Tuesday, April 18th     2:00 – 3:30 pm

    Wednesday, April 19   1:30 – 2:30 pm

    Thursday, April 20      2:00 – 3:30 pm

    Friday, April 21            2:00 – 4:00 pm Read more

    “Biz”y Week @ Garfield April 3-7

    Monday April 3        5th Grade experiences JA Biz Town led by Mayor Avion!

                                           Garden Club meets on Mondays from 2:30-3:30pm

                                        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

    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

    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