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.

Parent Teacher Conferences


Parent Teacher Conferences will be held October 23rd and 24th at Moore Elementary. We look forward to seeing everyone! If you have not already signed up please visit:      

Garden Club


Moore students have been busy helping tend to our garden! Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. Marlow have been helping students after school clean up and harvest vegetables from the Moore Garden!  

School Picture Re-take Day!


Missed Picture Day? Picture Re-Take Day will be Thursday, November 8th. If you want to order online early please go to and use code 31167PA. 

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!

Upcoming Events

Oct 25
Staff Development – No School
Oct 26
Staff Development - No School
Nov 06
School Board Meeting
Nov 20
School Board Meeting
Nov 21
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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…