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CodeHS North Carolina 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

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

CodeHS Course Catalog

CodeHS Computer Science Standards & Framework Alignments

The main courses offered in the CodeHS 6-12 pathway are aligned to North Carolina’s Computer Science Standards.

CodeHS’ Impact in North Carolina

High Point Christian Academy - High Point, North Carolina
With more than 20 years of professional computer science experience, Paige Daniels decided to switch gears and share her passion for computer science with younger generations - empowering them to impact the future!
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I have been using CodeHS for 4 years and love the curriculum! - Paige Daniels, Teacher at High Point Chrisitan Academy in North Carolina

K-12 Computer Science in North Carolina

In 2018, the North Carolina Department of Education started developing K-12 computer science standards. More information coming soon.

Source: North Carolina Department of Education

North Carolina Computer Science Stats

  • 4,525 students in North Carolina took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (1,387 AP CS A, 3,138 AP CSP); only 28% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in North Carolina have an average annual salary of $101,203, which is more than double the average state salary at $47,200
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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