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CodeHS Kentucky 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 coding—it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunities to students and future generations.

With a 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

  • Kentucky Requires Schools to Offer Computer Science
  • Kentucky Has K-12 Academic Standards for Computer Science
  • 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:

K-12 Computer Science in Kentucky

In October 2018, the Kentucky Department of Education established K-12 Academic Standards for Computer Science. You can view the standards here.

Although computer science isn’t required in Kansas, districts can allow computer science courses to count as an elective science credit or fourth year mathematics credit for graduation.

Kentucky Computer Science Stats

  • 1,337 students took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (369 AP CSP A, 968 AP CSP); only 28% were females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Kentucky have an average annual salary of $80,930, which is almost double the average state salary at $43,210
Sources: College Board, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Kentucky Department of Education

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