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CodeHS Louisiana 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

  • Louisiana Requires Schools to Offer Computer Science
  • Louisiana Has K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS Curriculum is Free

CodeHS Kansas 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
Karel the Dog (JavaScript)
Tracy the Turtle (Python)
Introduction to the Internet
World of Computing
Cybersecurity (MS - 1 semester)
Web Design (MS)
Computing Ideas
Creative Computing (MS/HS Flavors - 1 semester)
Intro to VR (Mini Course Component)
Introduction to Computer Science in JavaScript
Web Design (HS)
Introduction to Computer Science in Python
AP® Computer Science Principles
Mobile Apps
AP® Computer Science A
*Once Louisiana develops computer science standards, CodeHS will have a Louisiana-specific pathway with courses aligned to the state standards. Stay tuned!

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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' Impact on Louisiana

I have 16 students total and 9 of them are girls!! One of my girls, who also takes my 4th Hour Adobe Photoshop class finished her Photoshop quiz, and asked if she could work on her 7th period AP CS A stuff!! She is loving the coding!!! And most of my other girls are too!! Woohoo!!! - Christina Swanson Griffin, Teacher at Lincoln Preparatory School in Grambling, Louisiana

K-12 Computer Science in Louisiana

The Louisiana Board of Education passed a policy allowing AP Computer Science to count as an advanced mathematics credit for graduation. Beyond that, there has been minimal movement at the state leave to expand computer science education.

Louisiana Computer Science Stats

  • 536 students took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (181 AP CSP A, 355 AP CSP); only 28% were females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Louisiana have an average annual salary of $78,430, which is more than the average state salary at $42,660
Sources: College Board, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Department of Education

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