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Washington High School has a rich computer science curriculum, which includes the following course offerings:

  • AP computer science principles: four medal credits
    • A fun, exploratory course that is an easy way to start your journey into advanced placement and college credit
  • Computer essentials introductory course: one medal credit
    • Want to explore computer science? This course explores graphic design, web design, hardware, programming and networking, and network security
  • Computer science: one medal credit
    • Do you want to become an app developer? Then this class is for you. Learn the basics of object-oriented programming and progress into app development and Java programming
  • Web design: one medal credit
    • Basic and advanced topics in web coding and the use of WYSIWYG editors
  • Video game marketing and design: one medal credit
    • Beginning and advanced programming of video games
  • Advanced video game marketing and design: one medal credit
    • By completing normal video game marketing and design with a grade of C+ or higher, and with instructor approval, students may take this course and continue game and app development in the platform of their choice
  • AP computer science
    • Advanced placement programming using Java. This class should not be confused with the computer essential introductory course

Students who receive five medal credits during their high school career in computer science and/or business will receive a medal at graduation.


Key Contacts

Jason Wood

Computer Science