School News

Girls On The Run!


We are so proud of our Girls on the Run group at Moore! This amazing group of third, fourth, and fifth grade girls has been practicing every Tuesday and Thursday after school since early this fall. All the hard paid off on Sunday, November 12th as our Moore runners participated in a 5K at Waterworks … Read more »

How do you help others in your community?


Moore third graders have been learning about the many different ways that people contribute to their community. We had many visitors come and share how they are helpers. Mr. Matthews explained how he drives a truck and delivers goods from one place to another. Cindy Elsbernd, Des Moines Public Schools school board member, paid a … Read more »

It’s not too late to order pictures!


Did you forget to send your order form to school today? Or didn’t have time to order online? There is still time! Please see below for ordering instructions and use the following code if ordering online: BN807564Q0 Please order by Thursday morning, October 19th to avoid the $3.99 shipping fee. If you have any questions … Read more »

Picture Day is coming!


Picture day is October 17th. Did you know you can order now and avoid the hassle of returning the order form and payment to school on picture day? It’s easy! Please click here to access the website. Once there you will need to enter this code: BN807564Q0 If you order online there is no need … Read more »

How hot is it??


It may officially be fall but it didn’t feel like it at school today. It’s hot out there! Eating popsicles with good friends was the perfect way to end this steamy week!

Did you know it’s National Hispanic Heritage Month?


We are always excited to celebrate different cultures at Moore Elementary School but this year we are EXTRA excited to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. This is the first year we are learning Spanish at school and under the wonderful guidance of Mrs. Alvarez we are proud to display what we have been learning! Stop … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Nov 30
Fundraiser items available for pick-up
Nov 30
IB Night
Dec 07
Hot Cocoa Night
Dec 12
School Board Meeting
Dec 14
Parents and Friends of Moore 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

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…