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CodeHS Maine 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

  • Maine requires computer science in schools
  • Maine has K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • 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 Maine

In 2017, a task force was created in Maine to support and recognize computer science in the path to proficiency. Currently, Maine’s Department of Education does not require schools to offer computer science courses, however, it’s highly recommended for high schools.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Maine Computer Science Stats

  • Only 333 students in Maine took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (148 AP CS A, 185 AP CSP); only 23% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Maine have an average annual salary of $91,200, which is almost double the average state salary at $46,810
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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