James A. Garfield Elementary School offers curriculum for students in prekindergarten through grade six. The school was built in 1910 and is located in Washington, D.C. It is governed by the District of Columbia Public Schools. It offers various subjects, including English, language arts, reading and writing skills, spelling, mathematics, physics, chemistry, life science, history, geography, and health and physical education. The elementary school also offers foreign language, fine arts, music and computer technology lessons. James A. Garfield Elementary School contributes to the field of elementary school education through its development of various curriculum concepts, creative instructional techniques, modern and advanced technologies and strategies and collaborative educational partnerships.