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CodeHS Ohio 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

  • Ohio requires computer science in schools
  • Ohio has Learning Standards for Computer Science
  • CodeHS courses are aligned to Ohio’s Learning Standards for Computer Science
  • CodeHS Curriculum is Free

CodeHS Computer Science Standards & Framework Alignments

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

K-12 Computer Science in Ohio

Even though computer science is not yet required in Ohio, the State Board of Education passed a policy in 2019 (HB 170) that allows computer science to count towards a science or mathematics graduation credit.

In December 2018, Ohio adopted Learning Standards and Model Curriculum for Computer Science which would be implemented in schools by the 2019-2020 school year.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Ohio Computer Science Stats

  • 3,504 students in Ohio took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (1,313 AP CS A, 2,191 AP CSP); only 26% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Ohio have an average annual salary of $90,530, which is significantly higher than the average state salary at $48,220
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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