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CodeHS North Dakota 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 Dakota requires computer science in schools
  • North Dakota has K-12 Computer Science and Cybersecurity Standards
  • CodeHS courses are aligned to North Dakota’s Computer Science and Cybersecurity 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

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CodeHS Computer Science Standards & Framework Alignments

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

K-12 Computer Science in North Dakota

In 2019, the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction finalized K-12 Computer Science and Cybersecurity Standards for schools across the state. North Dakota engrained cybersecurity throughout the standards to prepare students to live in a technology-driven world. Learn More.

In North Dakota, computer science courses can count as a mathematics credit for graduation.

Source: North Dakota Department of Education

North Dakota Computer Science Stats

  • 84 students in North Dakota took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (34 AP CS A, 50 AP CSP); only 19% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in North Dakota have an average annual salary of $77,277, which is significantly higher than the average state salary at $49,620
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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