Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Idaho
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Idaho.
Did You Know?
Idaho has K-12 computer science standards
Idaho requires high schools to offer computer science
CodeHS courses are aligned to Idaho computer science standards
CodeHS curriculum is free
Idaho Computer Science Stats
- Only 278 students in Idaho took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (140 AP CSA, 138 AP CSP); only 21% of exams were taken by females
- Universities in Idaho did not graduate a single new teacher prepared to teach computer science in 2016
- Computer programmers and software developers in Idaho have an average annual salary of $81,445, which is higher than the overall average state salary at $42,240
Sources: College Board, Code.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Idaho Computer Science Pathway
CodeHS courses align with Idaho 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 Idaho state standards and covers all of the objectives designated for the exam.
Idaho Policies & Resources
In February 2017, Idaho adopted K-12 computer science standards. Then based on the Idaho State Legislature House Bill 648 signed in 2018, Idaho school districts are required to make one or more computer science courses available to all high school students by 2020, and all middle and elementary schools offering one by 2022.
Sources: Idaho Department of Education, Code.org
Explore Idaho 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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