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CodeHS District of Columbia 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

  • The District of Columbia requires computer science in schools
  • The District of Columbia has K-12 Computer Science 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

CodeHS Course Catalog

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:

K-12 Computer Science in The District

The District Computer Science Stats

  • 424 students in the District took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2020 (134 AP CS A, 290 AP CSP); 39% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in the District have an average annual salary of $172,210, which is significantly higher than the average salary for the District at $95,330.
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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