School News

District staff walk safe routes to school.

Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School


The school bell times at Moore will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.

5th Grade Recognition


Congratulations to our 5th grade class! We celebrated our 5th grade promotion with a celebration and then a walk to Riley Park for a picnic. We wish all of our 5th graders good luck and success at their new Middle Schools! We hope they all enjoyed their time at Moore Elementary and they will all … Read more »

Field Day


Moore Elementary had their Field Day on Friday, May 25th. It was a warm day but everyone had a great time. We were so excited to see so many families come to watch and even participate! There were relays and water events and even a smoothie station! Thank you to everyone who took part in … Read more »

Teacher Appreciation


Moore Elementary celebrated teacher appreciation the week of May 7th. Our Parents and Friends of Moore created vases for all of the staff at Moore. Students brought in flowers to fill the vases and they were then distributed to each staff member! What a treat! Lots of yummy food was also brought in for the … Read more »

Battle Of the Books 2018


Congratulations to Moore’s Battle of the Books team on a great showing at this year’s Battle of the Books competition. We are so proud of  all of you on a job well done. You may not have taken first place but you represented your school well. Thank you for using your best manners and being … Read more »

Kindergarten Art Show


Friday, March 2nd was kindergarten’s day to shine at Moore! Our littlest friends were so proud of their beautiful creations and were excited to welcome family and friends to their classrooms. They demonstrated how they express themselves creatively from paint to pinch pots. It was a fun and exciting day to be a kindergartner! Thanks … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 14
School Board Meeting
Aug 23
First Day of School
Sep 03
Labor Day – No School
Sep 04
School Board Meeting
Sep 18
School Board Meeting

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

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