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 HACK HIGH SCHOOL

Coding for ages 14 to 18

First Semester starts on September 14th

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 CODING PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Hack High School is a computer science (CS) weekly coding course. The curriculum allows students to advance at their own pace and to actively take ownership of their learning.

APCSP Exam Option: Students have also the choice to be prepared for the AP Computer Science Principles (APCSP) exam.

 
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY     All High School students are welcome

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY


All High School students are welcome

PROJECT-BASED & FUN   Structured projects including challenges and a build-in motivation system  Peer-to-peer participation with the support of our mentors

PROJECT-BASED & FUN


Structured projects including challenges and a build-in motivation system

Peer-to-peer participation with the support of our mentors

PREPARE TO THE APSCP EXAM  Instructor led preparation for APCSP Exam

PREPARE TO THE APSCP EXAM

Instructor led preparation for APCSP Exam

 
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Interested? Want to know more about Hack High School Program?

Parents & students are invited to join us during our next

HACK HIGH SCHOOL CODING PROGRAM - INFORMATION EVENT

SATURDAY 09/07/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

To attend this FREE event you just need to sign up on September Eventbrite

Hack High School (H2S) is a 2 semester coding course starting September, 14th 2019 and happening every Saturday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

 

Choose to participate either to one Or both Semesters:

I: September 14, 2019 through December 14, 2019

II: January 11, 2020 through May 23, 2020

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LOCATION

Code for fun Learning Center

6600 Dumbarton Circle

The Lab, 2nd Floor

Fremont, CA 94555

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

The curriculum is divided into the following tracks

-Intro to Python projects
-Text based games, Graphical games, Game Design using Pygame
-Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures and Cryptographic puzzles.
-Web Development Basics, API’s with Node.js, Machine Learning and Data Mining.

Independent track on

-AP CSP Preparation
-C/C++
-PHP
-JavaScript with Processing
You can always contact us We will be hosting an information event with parents and students to give you more details about the program
There will be a tuition which will be calculated based on parent’s income. Free Scholarships are provided for low income families to help promote computer science education and make it more accessible to anyone. You can choose to donate in order to help us with the cost of this program, but there is no obligation nor any priority given to students whose legal guardian has chosen to donate.

Parents may be asked to participate to cover the AP registration fee towards the end of the program, however there are scholarships available to waive those fees (the fee for the AP test registration is around $98)
Python is our default language, but students will be free to use any language they like to solve programming challenges we give them.

There is no focus on specific language in this program. Students will have the freedom to choose which language they would like to use to solve a challenge.
Students will be asked to leave only if they attend the program without turning in any work and demonstrate that they are only interested in playing computer games. They need to work on programming on the days when they are here.
No prior experience required for this program.
We do not have a cap for how many people we will accept yet. And everyone is welcome to join at any time during the program.
You can equate this to a regular AP class, which in normal classroom setting would meet for about 5 hours a week excluding hours spent studying at home. For us, we would expect the students to put in about 3 to 4 hours a week at home on their own and coming in to work with other students for 3 hours on Saturdays.
There is no direct instructor but the curriculum will be written by Kai Drumm, a 42 staff member and Sangita Nath, a Code for fun staff member. In 2010 Kai won an award for receiving the highest number of 5s on AP exams among female students in Texas. 

Last year, 31 HackHighSchool students prepared and took the AP CSP exam and got a score 4 and above.
Yes, we will make an effort to connect groups of people who live in the same area with each other.
No. It is a combination of challenges and face-to-face meetups.
No you will not get any college credit or high school units. You can get AP credits if you choose to register and take the AP CSP and/or AP CSA exams with College Board.
The program is divided into two semesters. The First Semester is from September 14, 2019 through December 14, 2019 and the Second Semester is from January 11, 2019 through May 23, 2019. Student may attend the first or all two semester. A student need to register for every semester. We meet once a week every Saturday from 1pm to 4:00pm. The pick-up for the students are between 3:30pm to 4:00pm.
Yes, Saturday meetups are mandatory. This is when students will come together to work on their projects, ask questions, present their projects/learning, review and provide feedback.
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