"Moore, Oklahoma is in a spectacular location, and that may be one reason why the town has grown very rapidly from about 18,000 residents in 1970 to more than 50,000 right now, with the town continuing to expand. Many new residents of Moore are attracted by the fact that the town offers easy access to the downtown area of Oklahoma City and the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
For both residents and visitors, Moore has a great deal to offer. The Veterans Memorial Park is a great place to take in the view while learning about history. Moore Public Schools offer a great quality education as well as many extra-curricular options. Moore is also close to Lake Stanley Draper, which offers water skiing, fishing, jet skiing, boating, and other recreational options. The lake has covered fishing piers, boat ramps, campgrounds, and a 960+ acre complex for dirt bikes and ATVs.
If you love theatre or the arts, Moore’s Yellow Rose Theater or Annual Art in the Park Event are sure to please. Moore families enjoy playtime at KidsPlay Moore, which offers more than 11,000 square feet of playground. Living an active life is simple in Moore, with all the exciting recreational opportunities. Whether you are part of an active family or just getting started in an exercise regimen, Moore makes staying healthy in a beautiful natural environment a simple task. Enjoying the great outdoors is as simple as stepping outside and taking advantage of all the facilities right on your doorstep.
Those who love the greens are sure to find many reasons to adore Moore. Moore has a number of golfing facilities, including the Lakeside Golf Course, a 9-hole private course, and Broadmoore Golf Course, an 18-hole public golf course.
Of course, many families who not only visit Moore but hope to settle here worry about educational opportunities. In Moore, there is nothing to worry about. The Moore School District has received commendations for community involvement, scholastic achievement, and extracurricular offerings. In fact, the district is considered one of the best in the state. The district has about 20,000 students and 2,200 employees, making it the third largest in the state. 28 schools are part of the district, which extends beyond city boundaries. More than 500 of the district’s teachers have advanced degrees. A low 18:1 student to teacher ratio ensures that each student can get the personalized attention that paves the way to academic success."