Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Alabama

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

Did You Know?

  • Alabama has K-12 computer science standards

  • Alabama requires high schools to offer computer science

  • CodeHS courses are aligned to Alabama computer science standards

  • CodeHS curriculum is free

Alabama Computer Science Stats

  • 2,017 students in Alabama took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (410 AP CSA, 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,, 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.

Intro to Programming with Karel the Dog (Ace)
Computer Science Explorations 1
Computer Science Explorations 2
Python Basics with Tracy 1
Python Basics with Tracy 2
Web Design (Kahlo)
Introduction to Game Design with p5play
Introduction to Computer Science in JavaScript (Corgi)
Introduction to Computer Science in Python
Web Design (Picasso)
Introduction to Virtual Reality
AP Computer Science Principles
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
Mobile Apps
AP Computer Science A (Nitro)

We've Got Alabama Standards Covered

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

Standards Framework View Alignment
Alabama 6 View (77.8%)
Alabama 7 View (77.8%)
Alabama 8 View (71.4%)
Alabama 9-12 View (71.7%)

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.

Learn More

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 Privacy Policy for Alabama

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.