Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across South Dakota
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in South Dakota.
Did You Know?
South Dakota does not have K-12 computer science standards
South Dakota does not require high schools to offer computer science
CodeHS curriculum is free
South Dakota Computer Science Stats
- Only 35 students in South Dakota took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (3 AP CSA, 32 AP CSP); only 17% of exams were taken by females
- Computer programmers and software developers in South Dakota have an average annual salary of $74,163, which is significantly higher than the average state salary at $41,800
Sources: College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics
South Dakota Computer Science Pathway
CodeHS courses align with South Dakota middle school and high school computer science standards for a robust grade 6-12 pathway.
We've Got South Dakota Standards Covered
CodeHS maps all of the standards from South Dakota to our courses, offering aligned and engaging curriculum in our 6-12 pathway.
|Standards Framework||View Alignment|
|South Dakota Computer Programming 1||View (62.5%)|
|South Dakota Computer Programming 2||View (71.4%)|
|South Dakota Foundations of Technology||View (45.9%)|
|South Dakota Web Development 1||View (68.4%)|
|South Dakota Web Development 2||View (76%)|
|South Dakota CS Essentials||View (90%)|
|South Dakota CS Principles||View (86.4%)|
|South Dakota Cybersecurity||View (90.9%)|
Praxis Prep Course
This professional development course prepares teachers for the Praxis Computer Science Exam. The CodeHS Praxis Prep Course is 100% aligned to South Dakota state standards and covers all of the objectives designated for the exam.
South Dakota Policies & Resources
The South Dakota Department of Education is developing K-12 Educational Technology Standards including topics like Digital Citizenship, Creativity and Innovation, Critical Thinking. Learn More.
Source: South Dakota Department of Education
Explore South Dakota CS Funding & Grants
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