Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Minnesota

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

Did You Know?

  • Minnesota does not have K-12 computer science standards

  • Minnesota does not require high schools to offer computer science

  • CodeHS curriculum is free

Minnesota Computer Science Stats

  • 1,547 students in Minnesota took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (942 AP CSA, 605 AP CSP); only 21% of exams were taken by females
  • Computer programmers and software developers in Minnesota have an average annual salary of $97,973, which is almost double the average state salary at $54,200

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

Vertically-Aligned K-12 Computer Science Pathways

CodeHS pathways that are aligned to Minnesota's computer science standards can be customized based on a district’s needs. The K-12 curriculum covers elementary block-based interdisciplinary programming lessons all the way to College Board Endorsed AP courses.

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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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Minnesota Policies & Resources

In 2015, the Minnesota Department of Education passed a new policy (HF 844 (2015)) allowing computer science to count as a mathematics credit. The computer science course must still meet the academic standards for mathematics.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

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CodeHS Privacy Policy for Minnesota

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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