Digital Pioneers Academy’s curriculum is built on traditional school subjects with the critical inclusion of computer science. We believe computer science is not a “Nice to Have,” it’s a “Must Have.”

Our scholars will transform from consumers of technology to creators of technology!

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Computer Science is...

  • Utilizing technology tools to solve problems
  • Utilizing logic, problem-solving, and creativity
  • The new 21st-century language
  • A key to your child’s future success

DPA Scholars will...

  • Have a computer at school
  • Learn computer science for an hour per day in every grade level
  • Take and pass the Computer Science Advanced Placement exam in 10th grade
  • Master two programming languages by 12th grade
  • Learn two key habits: independence and failure is part of learning

We empower students to develop marketable computer science skills and habits of innovation to experience a future of choice.

Our Computer Science Curriculum

DPA’s computer science curriculum is divided into three categories: Computer Science Foundations (6-8th grade), Computer Science Principles (9-10th grade), and Computer Science Specialization (11-12th grade).

CS Foundations
(6th - 8th grades)

  • Animation
  • Game Design
  • Web Design
  • Algorithms
  • Databases
  • Application Design
  • Mobile App Design
  • Data Storage and Visualization
  • Advance Game Design
CS Principles
(9th - 10th grades)

  • Full-year course in Application Development
  • Personalized Computer Science, or
  • JavaScript full-year course
  • AP Computer Science Principles
CS Specialization
(11th - 12th grades)

  • C++
  • AP Computer Science A
  • Python
  • Graphic Design
  • Full Website Design (front end and back end)
  • Certifications through Oracle or Microsoft (or others)