Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across District of Columbia

Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in District of Columbia.

Did You Know?

  • District of Columbia does not have K-12 computer science standards

  • District of Columbia does not require high schools to offer computer science

  • CodeHS curriculum is free

District of Columbia Computer Science Stats

  • 424 students in the District took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2020 (134 AP CSA, 290 AP CSP); 39% of exams were taken by females.
  • Computer programmers and software developers in the District have an average annual salary of $172,210, which is significantly higher than the average salary for the District at $95,330.

Sources: The College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics

District of Columbia Computer Science Pathway

CodeHS courses align with District of Columbia 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)
Intro 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)

Praxis Prep Course

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

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District of Columbia Policies & Resources

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CodeHS Privacy Policy for District of Columbia

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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