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CodeHS Minnesota 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

  • Minnesota requires computer science in schools
  • Minnesota 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:

CodeHS' Impact in Minnesota

If you don’t have the PRO version, it is completely and totally worth the money!! Makes a huge difference in the amount of resources you have access to. - Kelsey Karlen, Teacher at Perham Senior High in Minnesota

K-12 Computer Science in Minnesota

In 2015, the Minnesota Department of Education passed a new policy (HF 844 (2015)) allowing computer science to count as a mathematics credit. The computer science course must still meet the academic standards for mathematics.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Minnesota Computer Science Stats

  • 1,547 students in Minnesota took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (942 AP CS A, 605 AP CSP); only 21% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Minnesota have an average annual salary of $97,973, which is almost double the average state salary at $54,200
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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