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Moulton GRIT Sets Sights on Iowa State University


Gifted. Resilient. Intelligent. Tenacious. That’s how principal Edward McCulley described Moulton students. Darrick Burrage (pictured) is a prime example. A newly minted graduate of North High, Class of 2018, and former Moulton Tiger, he’s taking full advantage of an Iowa State University education paid for by ISU, because he was a Moulton student. Click on the headline to read more about ISU 4 U Promise.

Moulton is a Turnaround Arts School!


Moulton is excited to announce that we are a Turnaround Arts school, part of a national program that supports schools with innovative arts programs, arts integration across subjects, arts resources, and high-profile artist mentors.

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Moulton is an ISU 4U Promise School


Moulton is an ISU 4U Promise school. The promise is that every student who comes to Moulton and works hard will have a scholarship to go to college. Click on the headline to learn more.


Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers


No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

Moves, Sounds of Brazil at Moulton Elementary


The moves and sounds of Brazil filled the auditorium at Moulton Elementary School late Saturday afternoon as students took part in a year-end celebration of a unique after school program at their school. The students have been taking part in a program to learn Capoeira, a Brazilian form of martial arts that incorporates dance, acrobatics and music. Click the headline to read and see more.

Upcoming Events

Nov 20
School Board Meeting
Nov 21
No School
Nov 22
Thanksgiving Break – No School
Dec 11
School Board Meeting
Dec 24
Winter Break – No School

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About Moulton Elementary School

1541 8th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314

P: 515-242-8427 | E:

New School Hours: 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM


Moulton Elementary serves students in grades Pre-School to 5th grade. Read More…

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