2023 State of Computer Science Education

Understanding Our National Imperative

This annual report on K-12 computer science in the United States provides an update on national and state-level computer science education policy, including policy trends, maps, state summaries, and implementation data.


Heat map percentage of high schools offering at least one foundational computer science course in each US state. Raw data available for download at advocacy.code.org/StateOfCS

Across the U.S., 57.50% of public high schools offer foundational computer science.

Disparities in access persist. See the full report or the state handout to see disparities by state.

Key Highlights Nationally

Across 35 states

5.8% of Students

are enrolled in foundational CS

31% of students

who took foundational CS are female

Smalls schools are

2x less likely

to offer computer science

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