Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Massachusetts
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Massachusetts.
Did You Know?
- CodeHS Courses are aligned to Massachusetts Computer Science Standards
- Massachusetts has K-12 Computer Science Standards
- Massachusetts does not require high schools to offer Computer Science
- CodeHS Curriculum is free
Massachusetts Computer Science Stats
- 5,226 students in Massachusetts took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (2,605 AP CS A, 2,621 AP CSP); only 28% of exams were taken by females
- Computer programmers and software developers in Massachusetts have an average annual salary of $107,423, which is significantly higher average state salary at $63,910
Sources: College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Online & in-person training for teachers to build the knowledge and confidence to teach excellent computer science courses.
Massachusetts Policies & Resources
In 2016, the Massachusetts Department of Education adopted the Massachusetts Digital Literacy and Computer Science Standards. Learn more.
Over the years, the state also allocated funding for teacher professional development and computer science implementation support. Computer science is not currently required in schools, however, computer science courses can count for a laboratory science or mathematics course.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Education
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