Dorothy Moses Elementary School opened in 1971. It is named for Dorothy Moses who was the secretary for Bismarck School Superintendent H.O. Saxvik starting in 1935. After a few years as a secretary, she was also appointed school board clerk. She continued to have both positions with Superintendents A.C. Van Wyk, and T.E. Simle. When Robert Miller became superintendent, she was relieved of secretarial duties but continued as clerk for the school board, a position she held for 33 years. Dorothy retired July 1, 1972. She died July 27, 1978.
There were additions put on in 1976 and 1979.
Dorothy Moses is a school-wide Title I school.