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 CS A, 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.

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

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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