Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Connecticut
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Connecticut.
Connecticut Computer Science Courses
CodeHS offers courses aligned with Connecticut middle school and high school computer science standards. Explore the available courses and recommended pathway below.
Did You Know?
- CodeHS Courses are aligned to Connecticut Computer Science Standards
- Connecticut has K-12 Computer Science Standards
- Connecticut requires high schools to offer Computer Science
- CodeHS Curriculum is free
Connecticut Computer Science Stats
- 2,370 students in Connecticut took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (1,075 AP CS A, 1,295 AP CSP); 28% of exams were taken by females
- There were 404 computer science graduates in 2015
- Computer programmers and software developers in Connecticut have an average salary of $100,436, which is significantly higher than the average state salary at $60,780
Sources: College Board, Code.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Connecticut Computer Science Pathway
CodeHS courses align with Connecticut middle school and high school computer science standards for a robust grade 6-12 pathway.
|Connecticut Tech Apps and Coding|
|Connecticut Course 3A|
|AP Computer Science Principles|
|Connecticut Course 3B|
|AP Computer Science A (Nitro)|
Praxis Prep Course
This professional development course prepares teachers for the Praxis Computer Science Exam. The CodeHS Praxis Prep Course is 100% aligned to Connecticut state standards and covers all of the objectives designated for the exam.
Connecticut Policies & Resources
The importance of computer science education in Connecticut became clear in 2016 when the Board of Education developed the Position Statement on Computer Science Education for all K-12 students. It described a 5-year plan to ensure computer science excellence in schools across the state.
In 2019, the Connecticut Department of Education adopted the CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards and by 2019 Bill No. 957 was passed requiring all high schools to offer computer science. Learn More
Source: Connecticut Department of Education
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