Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Colorado

Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Colorado.

Did You Know?

  • Colorado has K-12 computer science standards

  • Colorado does not require high schools to offer computer science

  • CodeHS courses are aligned to Colorado computer science standards

  • CodeHS curriculum is free

Colorado Computer Science Stats

  • 1,919 students took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (791 AP CSP A, 1,128 AP CSP); only 24% were females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Colorado have an average annual salary of $108,630, which is almost double the state salary at $55,820

Sources: College Board, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Colorado Computer Science Pathway

CodeHS courses align with Colorado middle school and high school computer science standards for a robust grade 6-12 pathway.

Intro to Programming with Karel the Dog (Ace)
Computer Science Explorations 1
Computer Science Explorations 2
Python Basics with Tracy 1
Python Basics with Tracy 2
Web Design (Kahlo)
Introduction to Game Design with p5play
Introduction to Computer Science in JavaScript (Corgi)
Introduction to Computer Science in Python
Web Design (Picasso)
Introduction to Virtual Reality
AP Computer Science Principles
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
Mobile Apps
AP Computer Science A (Nitro)

We've Got Colorado Standards Covered

CodeHS maps all of the standards from Colorado to our courses, offering aligned and engaging curriculum in our 6-12 pathway.

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Praxis Prep Course

This professional development course prepares teachers for the Praxis Computer Science Exam. The CodeHS Praxis Prep Course is 100% aligned to Colorado state standards and covers all of the objectives designated for the exam.

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Colorado Policies & Resources

In 2016, the Colorado Department of Education passed House Bill 16-1198 which required the development of high school computer science standards. By April 2018, these academic standards were reviewed and finalized by the State Board of Education. Schools have the option to adopt the Colorado Academic Standards for Computer Science. Learn more here.

Although Computer science is not yet required in Colorado schools, many educators and leaders across the state see the value in computer science and STEM education.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

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CodeHS Privacy Policy for Colorado

CodeHS is a member of the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) in many states. Your district can sign Exhibit E to execute the agreement for your state.

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