Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Rhode Island
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Rhode Island.
Did You Know?
- CodeHS Courses are aligned to Rhode Island Computer Science Standards
- Rhode Island has K-12 Computer Science Standards
- Rhode Island requires high schools to offer Computer Science
- CodeHS Curriculum is free
Rhode Island Computer Science Stats
- Only 697 students in Rhode Island took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (182 AP CS A, 515 AP CSP); only 31% of exams were taken by females
- Computer programmers and software developers in Rhode Island have an average annual salary of $100,390, which is almost double than the average state salary at $54,810
Sources: College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Top-Notch Professional Development
Online & in-person training for teachers to build the knowledge and confidence to teach excellent computer science courses.
Rhode Island Policies & Resources
In 2017, the Rhode Island STEAM Center made a big step in computer science education around the state after organizing the Computer Science Education Advisory Committee. Their goal was to create computer science education standards for Rhode Island. By 2018, the computer science standards created were endorsed by the state. Learn More.
Rhode Island does not require computer science in schools yet, however, computer science is allowed to count for a core graduation requirement.
Source: Rhode Island Department of Education, Code.org
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