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CodeHS Arizona 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

  • Arizona Requires Computer Science in High School
  • Arizona Has K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS Courses are Aligned to Arizona’s Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS Curriculum is Free

Arizona K-12 Computer Science Policies

In 2018, the Arizona State Board of Education and the Arizona Department of Education developed new K-12 computer science standards. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, a huge supporter of computer science education, also announced $1 million dollars in funding to support computer science professional development in the 2019 fiscal budget.

Source: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Office of Education

CodeHS Computer Science Standards & Framework Alignment

All of the main courses offered in the CodeHS 6-12 pathway are aligned to Arizona’s computer science standards. Our courses are aligned to the 6, 7, 8 and high school computer science benchmarks.

Additional CodeHS Standards 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 also align with the following standards:

Arizona Computer Science Stats

  • 1,108 students in Arizona took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (487 AP CS A, 621 AP CSP); only 24% of exams were takeales
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Arizona have an average annual salary of $99,476, which is higher than the overall average state salary at $49,290
Sources: The College Board, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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