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

Vertically-Aligned K-12 Computer Science Pathways

CodeHS pathways that are aligned to South Dakota'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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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.

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.

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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

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CodeHS Privacy Policy for South Dakota

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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