School News

Basket of dog toys

Doing a good deed for the dogs of the ARL


Moore students have been busy preparing to do a service project for the Animal Rescue League. It all began a few weeks ago when a note went home requesting donations of old t-shirts and our families answered the call in a BIG way. The office was overflowing with your generous donations. Last week students got … Read more »

MRs. Dunn 2

It was a BEAUTIFUL day in the neighborhood!


Wednesday, April 12th was a perfect spring day and Moore staff and students took advantage of it in the best way possible. During weekly Power Hour, students took a short break from their projects and the whole school took a walk around our amazing new walking path. It was great to break it in all … Read more »

Angry Birds movie night April 2017

FREE Family Movie Night


Please join us Friday, April 7th for FREE family movie night. Many thanks to our fantastic parent group-PFM (Parents and Friends of Moore) for organizing this great event. Bring your chair and favorite blankets and pillows for a showing of “Angry Birds.” You are encouraged to bring your own snacks with you! Hope to see … Read more »

Chick-Fil-A night

Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A


Please join us on Thursday, April 13th at the Chick-Fil-A on Merle Hay Road from 4:00-8:00. Invite your friends and family to come and support Moore Elementary. Make sure to mention that you are there for MOORE SPIRIT NIGHT and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to our school. See you there!


Are you caring? Open-minded? Principled? Moore students are!


Moore students have been working all year on learning all about the IB learner profile attributes and attitudes. The learner profile attributes are: Risk Taker, Reflective, Balanced, Communicator, Thinker, Caring, Open-Minded, Knowledgeable, Inquirer, and Principled. Students have been working hard to demonstrate all of these qualities and earn an “IB Ticket” when they are caught … Read more »


IB Inquiry Night


Thank you to the students and their families that were able to join us for IB Inquiry Night on Thursday, March 30th. Families gathered in the cafeteria and explored the best way to make a paper airplane and how to create the most stable marshmallow/spaghetti structure. After their first attempt with no research participants were … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Apr 28
Boys and Girls Club Spring Dance
May 02
All school field trip
May 04
Summer Boys and Girls Club orientation
May 04
Parents and Friends of Moore
May 05
Fun Run

3716 50th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
P: 515-242-8426 | F: 515-323-8633

About Moore Elementary School


3716 50th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-8426 F: 515-323-8633 | E:



Moore Elementary School is re-opening in the Fall of 2015 to serve the families of Beaverdale and northwest Des Moines. Read More…