Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Maine

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

Did You Know?

  • Maine does not have K-12 computer science standards

  • Maine does not require high schools to offer computer science

  • CodeHS curriculum is free

Maine Computer Science Stats

  • Only 333 students in Maine took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (148 AP CSA, 185 AP CSP); only 23% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Maine have an average annual salary of $91,200, which is almost double the average state salary at $46,810

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

Maine Computer Science Pathway

CodeHS courses align with Maine 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)

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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Maine Policies & Resources

In 2017, a task force was created in Maine to support and recognize computer science in the path to proficiency. Currently, Maine’s Department of Education does not require schools to offer computer science courses, however, it’s highly recommended for high schools.

Source: Maine Department of Education

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CodeHS Privacy Policy for Maine

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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