Des Arc Elementary School serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Des Arc Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 322 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Des Arc Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Des Arc Elementary School's student population of 322 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Des Arc Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Des Arc Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#66 out of 993 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Des Arc Elementary School's ranking?
Des Arc Elementary School is ranked #66 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Des Arc Elementary School?
322 students attend Des Arc Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Des Arc Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Des Arc Elementary School?
Des Arc Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Des Arc Elementary School offer ?
Des Arc Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Des Arc Elementary School part of?
Des Arc Elementary School is part of Des Arc School District.
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