Des Arc High School

  • Des Arc High School serves 279 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Des Arc High School operates within the Des Arc School District.
  • Des Arc School District's 82% graduation rate is higher than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 279 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 279 students
Des Arc High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Des Arc High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Des Arc High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Des Arc High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Des Arc High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Des Arc High School Asian Students (2000-2008)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Des Arc High School Black Students (2005-2013)
Black
17%
21%
Des Arc High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
82%
61%
Des Arc High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Des Arc High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Des Arc High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.32
Des Arc High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
54%
53%
Des Arc High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
9%
Des Arc High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Des Arc School District's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,331 in this district is less than the state average of $11,020. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,928 is less than the state average of $10,669. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Des Arc School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 586 913
Des Arc School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 82% 78%
Des Arc School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $10 MM
Des Arc School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $5 MM $10 MM
Des Arc School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,331 $11,020
Des Arc School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,928 $10,669
Des Arc School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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  • Des ArcDes Arc Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 307 students
    1.1 miles
    2100 Hickory St
    Des ArcAR 72040
    (870)256-4128
    1.1PK-6307
  • HazenHazen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 468 students
    14.2 miles
    477 N Hazen Ave
    HazenAR 72064
    (870)255-4547
    14.2PK-8468
  • HazenHazen High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 203 students
    14.2 miles
    477 N Hazen Ave
    HazenAR 72064
    (870)255-4546
    14.29-12203
  • BrinkleyC.b. Partee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 315 students
    18.4 miles
    400 W Lynn St
    BrinkleyAR 72021
    (870)734-5010
    18.4PK-6315
  • BrinkleyBrinkley High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 245 students
    18.5 miles
    100 Tiger Dr
    BrinkleyAR 72021
    (870)734-5005
    18.57-12245

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