School News

New School Hours


Our new 2018-2018 school year will begin with new school hours! Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday = 7:30 am to 2:25 pm. Doors will open at 7:20 am for breakfast. NO Boys and Girls Club in am. Wednesday = 7:30 am to 1:10 pm.

Meet the Teacher Night!


Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 21st from 4-6 pm for Meet the Teacher and Open House! This is a great time for new and existing families to come in and meet their teacher and drop off school supplies! We look forward to seeing everyone!

Kindergarten Jump Start


Welcome to Kindergarten! All incoming Kindergartners are invited to attend Kindergarten Jump Start, August 8th and August 9th from 9:00 to 11:00 . Students will attend both days and will spend time meeting Moore’s AMAZING kindergarten teachers and their new classmates. This is a great opportunity for our newest friends to see what a day … Read more »

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 »

Upcoming Events

Aug 23
First Day of School
Sep 03
Labor Day – No School
Sep 04
School Board Meeting
Sep 18
School Board Meeting
Oct 02
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…