Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Washington
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Washington.
Washington Computer Science Courses
CodeHS offers courses aligned with Washington middle school and high school computer science standards. Explore the available courses and recommended pathway below.
Did You Know?
- CodeHS Courses are aligned to Washington Computer Science Standards
- Washington has K-12 Computer Science Standards
- Washington requires high schools to offer Computer Science
- CodeHS Curriculum is free
Washington Computer Science Stats
- Only 3,002 students in Washington took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (2,020 AP CS A, 982 AP CSP); only 27% of exams were taken by females
- Computer programmers and software developers in Washington have an average annual salary of $126,653, which is more than double the average state salary at $59,410
Sources: College Board, Code.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Washington Computer Science Pathway
CodeHS courses align with Washington middle school and high school computer science standards for a robust grade 6-12 pathway.
|Washington Tech Apps and Coding|
|Washington Course 3A|
|AP Computer Science Principles|
|Washington Course 3B|
|AP Computer Science A (Nitro)|
Top-Notch Professional Development
Online & in-person training for teachers to build the knowledge and confidence to teach excellent computer science courses.
Washington Policies & Resources
In 2019, Washington made great strides in computer science education, passing numerous bills that signified the growth of computer science education!
Senate Bill 5088 requires everyone Washington high school to offer a computer science course, while House Bill 1577 requires all K–12 schools to report what computer science courses their schools offer and who is taking computer science. Learn more about Washington Computer Science.
To support these new computer science requirements, the state has allocated $2 million in the 2020-21 budget towards the computer science education grant programs, including professional development opportunities for teachers.
Source: Washington Department of Education
Explore Washington CS Funding & Grants
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