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2022 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.

Key Highlights

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., 53% 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.

37 states have adopted 5 or more policies to make computer science part of the education system.

See the full report for maps displaying which states have adopted each policy.
Heat map number of CS education policies in each US state. Raw data available for download at advocacy.code.org/StateOfCS.

Download Previous Reports

State of Computer Science Education: Accelerating Action Through Advocacy (2021)
State of Computer Science Education: Illuminating Disparities (2020)
State of Computer Science Education: Equity and Diversity (2019)
State of Computer Science Education: Policy and Implementation (2018)
State of the States Landscape Report: State-level Policies Supporting Equitable K-12 Computer Science Education (2017)

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