School News

Perfect Attendance!


Moore’s first group of students with perfect attendance was recognized at the all school meeting on Wednesday, February 7th. Each month those students with no absences, tardies, or early dismissals will be honored with a perfect attendance certificate and photo with Mrs. Sloan. We are so proud of all you! Good attendance is very important … Read more »

Boys and Girls Club is closed today, Monday, February 5th


Due to inclement weather Boys and Girls Club is CLOSED this afternoon. Please pick your student up at 3:40. Thank you for your patience and understanding this afternoon. Things are sure to be a little crazy in the office and the pick up lane and we appreciate your help in making the end of the … Read more »

Boy exits bus.

New School Hours Beginning in August


Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

Panera Fundraiser


Join us at Panera (2839 NW 86th St, Urbandale) on Wednesday, January 31st for a fundraiser. Present the flyer (or a picture of it) when ordering and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to “The Parents and Friends of Moore.” The PFM is our parent group and they do GREAT things for the … Read more »

Moore Elementary is going on a field trip!


The whole building is going to the Civic Center on Monday, February 12th to see “Creole for Kidz.” In this interactive performance designed especially for kids, Grammy Award-winner Terrance Simien entertains and educates about the Creole culture of south Louisiana through spirited Zydeco music. Give your students an unforgettable multicultural experience as they explore Zydeco’s … Read more »

The Journey to Become an IB World School


When Moore was re-opened in 2015, it was with the intent to become an authorized Primary Years Programme with IB.  This would provide each region of the Des Moines district with a both a Primary Years and Middle Years Programme. The journey to become and authorized PYP school is about a 3 year journey.  Our … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 20
School Board Meeting
Feb 21
Parent Teacher Conferences
Feb 21
Book Fair
Feb 22
Parent Teacher Conferences
Mar 02
Kindergarten Art Show

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…