The Des Arc Lions Club meets at 12 noon every 2nd Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church of Des Arc
The Office for Education Policy (OEP) at the University of Arkansas creates a report entitled the Outstanding Educational Performance Awards highlighting the highest-performing schools in Arkansas. They have announced that Des Arc Elementary School won a "High-Achieving School" OEP award for performance on the 5th Grade Benchmark Science exam. These awards are based on the OEP-created "School GPA," calculated on the basis of the percentage of students that performance at a particular level on the Benchmark or End-of-Course exam. (Advanced, Proficient, Basic, and Below Basic).
National Title 1 Distinguished School
Des Arc Elementary School was recognized by the State Board of Education as a National Title 1 Distinguished School for exceptional student achievement.