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CodeHS Wisconsin 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

  • Wisconsin Requires Computer Science
  • Wisconsin 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

CodeHS Course Catalog

CodeHS Computer Science Standards & Framework Alignments

The main courses offered in the CodeHS 6-12 pathway are aligned to Wisconsin’s 6-12th grade computer science standards.

CodeHS’ Impact in Wisconsin

“All questions are answered almost immediately. You ask for our input and take our concerns/questions seriously. I love having the lesson plans handy with solutions for each assignment. My [CodeHS] experience has been all positive.” - Amy Groshek, Teacher at Cudahy High School in Wisconsin

K-12 Computer Science in Wisconsin

Wisconsin was an early adopter for computer science standards. By 2017, the Wisconsin Department of Education and other thought-leaders established state computer science standards. Learn More.

Although Wisconsin schools are not required to offer computer science, the state continues to advocate for the importance of computer science education and the implementation of programming classes.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Education, Edscoop

Wisconsin Computer Science Stats

  • 1,884 students in Wisconsin took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (818 AP CS A, 1,066 AP CSP); only 21% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Wisconsin have an average annual salary of $89,926, which is higher than the average state salary at $47,305
Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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