Des Arc High School
|Des Arc High School|
|600 Main Street
Des Arc, Arkansas, 72040
|School type||Public comprehensive|
|NCES School ID||050519000240 050519000240 |
|Teaching staff||27.26 (on FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||11.34|
|Education system||ADE Smart Core curriculum|
|Classes offered||Regular (Core), Career Focus, Advanced Placement (AP)|
|Athletics conference||2A Region 6|
|Team name||Des Arc Eagles|
|Feeder to||Des Arc Elementary School (PK–6)|
|Affiliation||Arkansas Activities Association|
Des Arc High School is a comprehensive public high school located in Des Arc, Arkansas, United States. The school provides secondary education in grades 7 through 12 for students in Des Arc and Prairie County and Lonoke County communities encompassing 265.68 square miles (688.1 km2) of land including all or portions of Des Arc, Briscoe, Carlisle, Ward, Griffithville, and Lonoke. It is one of five public high schools in Prairie County and the only high school administered by the Des Arc School District.
The assumed course of study is the Smart Core curriculum developed by the Arkansas Department of Education. Students may engage in regular (core and career focus) course and exams and may select Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams prior to graduation, which offer the opportunity to receive college credit. Des Arc High School is accredited by ADE and receives Title I federal funding.
The Des Arc High School mascot and athletic emblem is the Eagle with green and white serving as the school colors.
The Des Arc Eagles compete in interscholastic activities within the 2A Classification administered by the Arkansas Activities Association. The Eagles play within the 2A Region 6 Conference. The Leopards participate in football, basketball (boys/girls), cheer, cross country (boys/girls), baseball, fastpitch softball, track and field (boys/girls) and wrestling.
Clubs and traditions
Students may also engage in a variety of clubs and organizations such as: Beta Club, Future Farmers of America (FFA), FCCLA, Student Council, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), and Quiz Bowl.
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- "School Profile, Des Arc High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
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- "Arkansas High School Sports Record Book". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved 11 December 2012.