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CodeHS Practice FAQ

What is a CodeHS Practice problem?

CodeHS Practice is a curated list of practice problems to help students gain a stronger understanding of basic programming skills. Each Practice problem is autograded meaning students' code will be run through a series of Test Cases to ensure that their code is functionally and stylistically sound, and accomplished the goals of a given exercise.

Who can access CodeHS Practice problems?

Anyone can access the CodeHS Practice problems for free—no CodeHS account required! Simply go to and start coding. Note: If you want to track progress, you’ll need to create a CodeHS account.

What programming languages are available?

CodeHS Practice has the most robust coding problems in a variety of programming languages including:

  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • Python
  • C++
  • SQL

What do the status colors mean?

Grey/Unopened - the student has not yet opened the activity

- the student has opened and worked on the activity, but has not completed it

- the student has completed the exercise

What do the points mean?

The point value for each problem indicates the difficulty level. (1 = easy; 10 = difficult). You can see the points by hovering over the dot next to the exercise.