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, Code.org, 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.
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.
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 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.