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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 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 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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