School News

It’s Official! Moore is an IB World School


Years of hard work has paid off as Moore Elementary School is now officially an International Baccalaureate World School. This is a great educational opportunity for our students and families. DMPS was the first school district in Iowa to offer IB, and 11 out of the 15 IB schools in Iowa are right here in Des Moines. Click the headline to read more about this exciting news for Moore.

School Picture Day!


Get your smile ready for Picture Day! Picture Day will be Thursday, October 4th. Look for order forms to be coming home soon!  If you want to order online early please go to and use code 31167P. 

Beaverdale Fall Festival Parade


Fall Fest Parade! What a great turnout we had, even with the heat! Thank you everyone who came out to support and walk with Moore! We all had such a great time!

Music Room!


Ms. Odeen is excited about the new risers in her classroom!

Back to School Night


On Thursday, Sept. 20th teachers will be holding 2 informational sessions. Come to school at 5:00 pm or 5:30 pm to learn about the school year and all that your child will be experiencing.

First Day of School 2018-2019


Students were greeted the first day of school by some surprise visitors. The Hoover cheerleaders and band members welcomed students as they entered the building for the first day! We are all excited for the new school year and so happy to see returning faces and new faces!  

Upcoming Events

Oct 02
School Board Meeting
Oct 16
School Board Meeting
Oct 25
Staff Development – No School
Nov 06
School Board Meeting
Nov 20
School Board Meeting

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

About Moore Elementary School

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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…