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CodeHS Mississippi 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

  • Mississippi requires computer science in schools
  • Mississippi has College and Career Readiness Standards for Computer Science
  • CodeHS courses are aligned to Mississippi’s College and Career Readiness Standards for Computer Science
  • 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

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CodeHS Computer Science Standards & Framework Alignments

The main courses offered in the CodeHS 6-12 pathway are aligned to Mississippi’s 6-12th grade computer science standards.

K-12 Computer Science in Mississippi

In April 2018, the Mississippi Department of Education adopted the College and Career Readiness Standards for Computer Science. Learn more.

Computer science is not required in every Mississippi high school. However, starting with the 2018-2019 freshman class, all students must earn one computer science or technology credit for graduation.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Mississippi Computer Science Stats

  • 327 students in Mississippi took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (27 AP CS A, 300 AP CSP); only 37% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Mississippi have an average annual salary of $81,923, which is more than double the average state salary at $39,420
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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