School News

World Council

Moore’s World Council visits the ARL


Six of Moore’s World Council members had the privilege of delivering chew toys made by students during Power Hour. They enjoyed dropping of their donation and were excited to to take a tour of the facility. They met lots of new furry friends. We are proud of our World Council Members for being such outstanding … Read more »

picking books

Free books for EVERYONE!


On May 23rd our friends from Immanuel United Methodist Church, 2900 49th Street, paid a very special visit to Moore Elementary. They came bearing the best kind of gifts-FREE BOOKS for every student in the building. Thanks to their generosity and kindness each child was given five books. Students had such a great time choosing … Read more »

Down low



Moore fifth graders were in a for a treat on Tuesday, May 9th. Julio Arruda dos Santos and Holly Sells from CultureALL paid a visit to educate fifth grade on the Afro-Brazilian art form of CAPOEIRA. It is a unique art form that combines dance, music and martial arts. Holly played the beats on the … Read more »

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 »

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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 »

Upcoming Events

Jun 27
Parents and Friends of Moore meeting
Jul 17
Online registration opens
Jul 27
Extended office hours for registration
Aug 03
Kindergarten Jump-Start
Aug 04
Kindergarten Jump-Start

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…