Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Alabama
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Alabama.
Did You Know?
CodeHS Courses are aligned to Alabama Computer Science Standards
Alabama has K-12 Computer Science Standards
Alabama requires high schools to offer Computer Science
CodeHS Curriculum is free
Alabama Computer Science Stats
- 2,017 students in Alabama took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (410 AP CS A, 1,607 AP CSP); 32% of exams were taken by females.
- Universities in Alabama did not graduate a single new teacher prepared to teach computer science in 2016.
- There were 503 computer science graduates in 2015.
- Computer programmers and software developers in Alabama have an average salary of $96,615, which is higher than the overall average state salary at $43,790.
Sources: College Board, Code.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Alabama Computer Science Pathway
CodeHS courses align with Alabama middle school and high school computer science standards for a robust grade 6-12 pathway.
Praxis Prep Course
This professional development course prepares teachers for the Praxis Computer Science Exam. The CodeHS Praxis Prep Course is 100% aligned to Alabama state standards and covers all of the objectives designated for the exam.
Alabama Policies & Resources
In March 2018, Alabama became an early adopter in establishing a statewide digital learning and computer science standards framework.
The Alabama State Board of Education adopted K-12 computer education standards in the areas of Digital Literacy and Computer Science (DLCS).
Source: Alabama Department of Education
Explore Alabama CS Funding & Grants
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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