Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Alaska

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

Did You Know?

  • CodeHS Courses are aligned to Alaska Computer Science Standards

  • Alaska has K-12 Computer Science Standards

  • Alaska does not require high schools to offer Computer Science

  • CodeHS Curriculum is free

Alaska Computer Science Stats


  • 115 students in Alaska took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (27 AP CSP A, 88 AP CSP); 25% of exams were taken by females
  • Universities in Alaska did not graduate a single new teacher prepared to teach computer science in 2016
  • There were 25 computer science graduates in 2015
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Alaska have an average salary of $100,376, which is almost double the average state salary at $58,710

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

Alaska Computer Science Pathway

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

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12th
Intro to Programming with Karel the Dog (Ace)
Intro to Python with Tracy
Introduction to the Internet
World of Computing
Introduction to Cybersecurity (Caesar)
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 Alaska Standards Covered

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

Standards Framework View Alignment
Alaska 6-8 View (75.4%)
Alaska 9-12 View (73.8%)

Praxis Prep Course

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

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Alaska Policies & Resources

The Alaska Department of Education adopted K12 Computer Science Standards in June 2019 to help provide a framework for school districts to develop a strong computer science program across the state. Learn about the standards here.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

CodeHS Privacy Policy for Alaska

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.

Explore our Privacy Center to learn more.