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

Rhode Island Computer Science Pathway

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

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Intro to Programming with K...
Intro to Python with Tracy
Introduction to the Internet
World of Computing
Introduction to Cybersecuri...
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

We've Got Rhode Island Standards Covered

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

Standards Framework View Alignment
Rhode Island 6-8 View (64.5%)
Rhode Island 9-12 View (64.7%)

Top-Notch Professional Development

Online & in-person training for teachers to build the knowledge and confidence to teach excellent computer science courses.

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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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CodeHS Privacy Policy for Rhode Island

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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