Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Kentucky

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

Did You Know?

  • Kentucky has K-12 computer science standards

  • Kentucky does not require high schools to offer computer science

  • CodeHS courses are aligned to Kentucky computer science standards

  • CodeHS curriculum is free

Kentucky Computer Science Stats

  • 1,337 students took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (369 AP CSP A, 968 AP CSP); only 28% were females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Kentucky have an average annual salary of $80,930, which is almost double the average state salary at $43,210

Sources: College Board, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Kentucky Department of Education

Kentucky Computer Science Pathway

CodeHS courses align with Kentucky 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 Kentucky Standards Covered

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

Top-Notch Professional Development

Online & in-person training for teachers to build the knowledge and confidence to teach excellent computer science courses.

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Kentucky Policies & Resources

In October 2018, the Kentucky Department of Education established K-12 Academic Standards for Computer Science. You can view the standards here.

Although computer science isn’t required in Kentucky, districts can allow computer science courses to count as an elective science credit or fourth year mathematics credit for graduation.

Kentucky Department of Education

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CodeHS Privacy Policy for Kentucky

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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