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CodeHS Alaska Computer Science Education Guide

In the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. Everyone should get the chance to learn how to code—it's a skill that provides limitless creative opportunities to students and future generations.

With great curriculum, resources, and support, school districts across the country can implement high-quality computer science programs. At CodeHS, our goal is to make computer science education fun and accessible to all!

Did You Know

  • Alaska has adopted K-12 CS standards
  • CodeHS courses are aligned to Alaska's CS standards
  • CodeHS Curriculum is Free

CodeHS 6-12 Computer Science Curriculum Pathway

Here’s the CodeHS computer science curriculum pathway. This pathway includes year-long computer science courses for grades 6-12 in many different languages.

6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
Intro to Programming with Karel the Dog (Ace)
Intro to Python with Tracy
Introduction to the Internet
World of Computing
Introduction to Cybersecurity (Caesar)
Web Design (Matisse)
Computing Ideas (Lovelace)
Creative Computing (HS)
Introduction to Computer Science in JavaScript (Golden)
Web Design (Picasso)
Introduction to Virtual Reality
Intro to Computer Science in Python 3
AP Computer Science Principles
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
AP Computer Science A (Nitro)
Mobile Apps

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CodeHS Alaska Computer Science Standards Alignment

CodeHS is aligned to Alaska's CS Standards for middle school and high school computer science.

CodeHS Computer Science Standards & Framework Alignments

CodeHS offers the most comprehensive course pathway across grades 6-12, starting with introductory level block programming courses all the way up to AP level text-based programming courses in many languages.

CodeHS courses align with the following standards:

Alaska K-12 Computer Science Policies

The Alaska Department of Education adopted K12 Computer Science Standards in June 2019 to help provide a framework for school districts to develop a strong computer science program across the state. Learn about the standards here.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Alaska Computer Science Stats

  • 115 students in Alaska took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (27 AP CSP A, 88 AP CSP); 25% of exams were taken by females
  • Universities in Alaska did not graduate a single new teacher prepared to teach computer science in 2016
  • There were 25 computer science graduates in 2015
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Alaska have an average salary of $100,376, which is almost double the average state salary at $58,710
Sources: The College Board,, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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