School News

FREE Back-to-School Physicals available at North High School


Des Moines University will be offering FREE back to school physicals on July 27th from 3:00-7:00 and July 28th from 1:00-6:00 at North High School, 501 Holcomb Avenue. Dental screenings and immunizations will also be available to qualifying families. Please call 515-271-1374 or visit to register. School will be starting before you know it-take … Read more »

FREE Filled Backpack Giveaway!


Many thanks to our friends at Cross Ministries for their years of generosity. Stop by Polk County River Place 2309 Euclid Avenue on Saturday, August 5th from 10:00-3:00. (Or while supplies last.) All students from preschool through twelfth grade are welcome. Questions? Call 515-279-9998.

Kindergarten Jump Start


Your kindergarten student is invited to attend kindergarten Jump Start at Moore Elementary on August 3rd and 4th from 9:00-11:00. There will be a brief meeting on the 3rd for parents. Students will attend both days and will have the opportunity to meet all three of our kindergarten teachers, see the classrooms and meet their … Read more »

Moore’s World Council visits the ARL


Six of Moore’s World Council members had the privilege of delivering chew toys made by students during Power Hour. They enjoyed dropping of their donation and were excited to to take a tour of the facility. They met lots of new furry friends. We are proud of our World Council Members for being such outstanding … Read more »

Free books for EVERYONE!


On May 23rd our friends from Immanuel United Methodist Church, 2900 49th Street, paid a very special visit to Moore Elementary. They came bearing the best kind of gifts-FREE BOOKS for every student in the building. Thanks to their generosity and kindness each child was given five books. Students had such a great time choosing … Read more »



Moore fifth graders were in a for a treat on Tuesday, May 9th. Julio Arruda dos Santos and Holly Sells from CultureALL paid a visit to educate fifth grade on the Afro-Brazilian art form of CAPOEIRA. It is a unique art form that combines dance, music and martial arts. Holly played the beats on the … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Jul 25
Parents and Friends of Moore (PFM) meeting/Parent Portal tutorial
Jul 27
Extended office hours for registration
Aug 01
School Board Meeting
Aug 03
Kindergarten Jump-Start
Aug 04
Kindergarten Jump-Start

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…