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CodeHS Tennessee 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

  • Tennessee requires computer science in schools
  • Tennessee has K-8 Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS courses are aligned to Tennessee’s K-8 Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS Curriculum is Free

CodeHS Computer Science Standards & Framework Alignments

The main courses offered in the CodeHS 6-8 pathway are aligned to Tennessee’s K-8 Computer Science Standards for Digital Readiness.

K-12 Computer Science in Tennessee

In July 2018, the Tennessee Department of Education adopted K-8 computer science standards that were combined with digital literacy. Currently, there are no comprehensive K-12 computer science standards for the state.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Tennessee Computer Science Stats

  • 1,536 students in Tennessee took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (431 CS A, 1,105 AP CSP); only 30% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Tennessee have an average annual salary of $87,576, which is significantly higher than the average state salary at $44,660
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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