Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Washington

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

Did You Know?

  • Washington has K-12 computer science standards

  • Washington requires high schools to offer computer science

  • CodeHS courses are aligned to Washington computer science standards

  • CodeHS curriculum is free

Washington Computer Science Stats

  • Only 3,002 students in Washington took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (2,020 AP CSA, 982 AP CSP); only 27% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Washington have an average annual salary of $126,653, which is more than double the average state salary at $59,410

Sources: College Board,, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Washington Computer Science Pathway

CodeHS courses align with Washington middle school and high school computer science standards for a robust grade 6-12 pathway.

Washington Tech Apps and Coding
Washington Foundations of Computer Science
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Computer Science A (Nitro)

We've Got Washington Standards Covered

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

Standards Framework View Alignment
Washington 2 View (100%)
Washington 3A View (100%)
Washington 3B View (42.9%)

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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Washington Policies & Resources

In 2019, Washington made great strides in computer science education, passing numerous bills that signified the growth of computer science education!

Senate Bill 5088 requires everyone Washington high school to offer a computer science course, while House Bill 1577 requires all K–12 schools to report what computer science courses their schools offer and who is taking computer science. Learn more about Washington Computer Science.

To support these new computer science requirements, the state has allocated $2 million in the 2020-21 budget towards the computer science education grant programs, including professional development opportunities for teachers.

Source: Washington Department of Education

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CodeHS Privacy Policy for Washington

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.