Students in Clear Creek ISD interested in computer coding will be able to partake in a new curriculum for the 2024-25 school year as the board of trustees approved a computer coding course for grades K-12 at its May 20 meeting.

What’s happening?

The district has awarded a contract of $110,000 with computer science curriculum program CodeHS Inc., according to district agenda documents.

CodeHS offers comprehensive computer science courses throughout all grade levels, along with Advanced Placement courses, according to the company’s website.

According to the company’s website, CodeHS offers the following features for students in the curriculum program:
  • Video tutorials
  • Quizzes
  • Program examples
  • Student badges to signify mastery of key concepts
  • Exercises
  • Open-ended labs and projects
  • Assessments
  • Lesson plans
CodeHS also was approved by the Texas State Board of Education for the 2024-25 academic year, according to district documents.

What else?

The contract will be used through a four-year subscription and last until August 2028, according to district documents.