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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 requires computer science in schools
  • Alaska has K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS Curriculum is Free

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 is in the process of building state computer science standards. Adopting Alaska Computer Science Standards would help provide a framework for school districts to develop a strong computer science program across the state. More information will be coming soon.

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, Code.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Bring a high-quality computer science pathway to your Alaska school district. Contact the CodeHS team today to learn more at codehs.com/learnmore or hello@codehs.com.
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