IDEA Public Charter School

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1027 45th St. NE, Washington, DC 20019 Phone: (202) 399-4750
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Computer Science

In IDEA's computer science courses, scholars learn to write code in languages including C#, C++, and Swift while designing games and apps. After completing the computer science pathway, scholars will have developed a programming portfolio that can be used to apply to any college-level computer science program.

The sequence of courses in child development (following Introduction to Careers in ninth grade) is
>Fundamentals of Computer Science I (offered SY 20-21)
>Computer Science II (offered SY 20-21)
>AP Computer Science (offered SY 21-22) taken concurrently with Computer Science III
>Computer Science III (offered SY 21-22) taken concurrently AP Computer Science

IDEA's computer science pathway enables scholars to explore careers in programming, networking, cybersecurity, video art, writing, design, sound, and a variety of related disciplines. The global digital revolution has created significant demand for skilled professionals in the field of computer science.