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CodeHS West Virginia 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

  • West Virginia Requires Computer Science in High School
  • West Virginia Adopted CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • CodeHS Courses are Aligned to CSTA 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

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K-12 Computer Science in West Virginia

West Virginia has been a leader in creating a K-12 computer science pathway, especially in rural areas. In February 2019, Senate Bill 267 was passed by the West Viriginia Department of Education (WVDE) which created a plan to bring computer science education to students across the state. Learn More.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

West Virginia Computer Science Stats

  • Only 331 students in West Virginia took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (88 AP CS A, 243 AP CSP); only 34% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in West Virginia have an average annual salary of $86,506, which is more than double the average state salary at $41,400
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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