AP CS Principles

AP CS Principles (7-12)

Organization: Project Lead The Way

Format: 2 semester course

Description: Using Python® as a primary tool and incorporating multiple platforms and languages for computation, this course aims to develop computational thinking, generate excitement about career paths that utilize computing, and introduce professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration. 

Teacher Profile: No prior CS experience required

PD Profile: 2 week in-person training

Cost to School: $750 per school Annual Participation Fee; PD is $950 per teacher, per unit

Computer Access: Access for all students

Unique Benefits:

  • Recognized by the College Board as an endorsed provider of curriculum and professional development for AP® Computer Science Principles (AP CSP)

  • Curriculum aligned to CSTA