Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Maryland

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

Did You Know?

  • CodeHS Courses are aligned to Maryland Computer Science Standards
  • Maryland has K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • Maryland requires high schools to offer Computer Science
  • CodeHS Curriculum is free

Maryland Computer Science Stats


  • 5,567 students in Maryland took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (2,112 AP CS A, 3,455 AP CSP); only 32% of exams were taken by females
  • Universities in Maryland did not graduate a single new teacher prepared to teach computer science in 2016
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Maryland have an average annual salary of $100,640, which is higher than the overall average state salary at $57,270

Sources: College Board, Code.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Maryland Computer Science Pathway

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

6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
Introduction to the Internet
World of Computing
Web Design (Matisse)
Maryland Computer Science I
AP Computer Science Principles
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
AP Computer Science A (Nitro)

We've Got Maryland Standards Covered

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

Standards Framework View Alignment
Maryland 6-8 View (68.2%)
Maryland 9-10 View (100%)

Praxis Prep Course

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

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Maryland Policies & Resources

In January 2018, Maryland State Department of Education began developing the K-12 computer science standards to improve computer science education across the state.

Shortly after, House Bill 281 was passed requiring all high schools to offer at least one computer science course by school year 2021-2022. School Boards were also asked to make efforts to incorporate computer science in each elementary and middle school, and increase enrollment of female students, students with disabilities, and students of underrepresented ethnic or racial groups.

Source: Maryland Department of Education


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CodeHS Privacy Policy for Maryland

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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