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CodeHS Connecticut 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

  • Connecticut Requires Schools to Offer Computer Science
  • Connecticut Adopted CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS Courses are Aligned to CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS Curriculum is Free

Connecticut K-12 Computer Science Policies

The importance of computer science education in Connecticut became clear in 2016 when the Board of Education developed the Position Statement on Computer Science Education for all K-12 students. It described a 5-year plan to ensure computer science excellence in schools across the state.

In June 2018, the Connecticut Department of Education adopted the CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

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:

CodeHS Connecticut 6-12 Computer Science Curriculum Pathway

Here are the CodeHS courses that align with Connecticut middle school and high school computer science state standards for grades 6-12.

5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
World of Computing
Introduction to the Internet
Connecticut Course 2
Web Design (Matisse)
Connecticut Course 3A
Intro to Computer Science in Python (Rainforest)
Connecticut Course 3B
AP Computer Science Principles
Introduction to Cybersecurity (Vigenere)
AP Computer Science A (Mocha)

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CodeHS' Impact on Connecticut

The best way to teach and learn coding. - Joseph Thompson, Teacher at Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Connecticut

Connecticut Computer Science Stats

  • 2,370 students in Connecticut took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (1,075 AP CS A, 1,295 AP CSP); 28% of exams were taken by females
  • There were 404 computer science graduates in 2015
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Connecticut have an average salary of $100,436, which is significantly higher than the average state salary at $60,780
Sources: The College Board, Code.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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