Coding Classes Made Just For Kids
Our Elementary School Coding Program, for Grades 3-5. Classes are structured so that students build their coding skills and confidence as they advance Wizard Levels.
How Our Elementary School Coding Program Works
The structure of our online coding classes for kids and the 24/7 support engages students to learn, have fun, and develop skills over time while parents stay informed of their progress.
Structured Wizard Levels
3 payments of $149.
Tuition is spread out in 3 payments, $149 per 4 class sessions.
There is no contract. You may cancel anytime with a 30-day notice and there are no cancellation fees.
CWHQ has a 93% student success rate, compared to 5% for paid, self-paced online video courses and tutorials. That’s an 18x better graduation rate.
Our goal is to make all students successful. If your child is not happy with our program, notify us within the first 4 class sessions for a full refund.
All students start in Animation and Gaming in Scratch at Wizard Level I. If you have previous coding experience, take the Advanced Placement test. Returning students can continue with the class where they left off.
- Animation and Interactive Games with Scratch (CLASS FULL)on Wednesdays (12 weeks, 1 class per week)
- Animation and Interactive Games with Scratch (CLASS FULL)on Saturdays (12 weeks, 1 class per week)
- Animation and Interactive Games with Scratch (CLASS FULL)on Fridays (12 weeks, 1 class per week)
- Animation and Interactive Games with Scratchon Fridays (12 weeks, 1 class per week)
- Animation and Interactive Games with Scratchon Wednesdays (12 weeks, 1 class per week)
- Animation and Interactive Games with Scratchon Sundays (12 weeks, 1 class per week)
- Animation and Interactive Games with Scratchon Mondays (12 weeks, 1 class per week)
Questions? We Are Here to Help.
Easy answers to some common questions.
What if my child misses a class?
All class sessions are recorded. Recordings along with class slides are made available to the student shortly after the class is over. Students can review the recorded session before the next class. We have a built-in community board if students need help. We also offer office hours if students have questions after reviewing the video of the class video and asking their peers via the community board.
Can I enroll in a class that has already started?
We allow late enrollments as long as we still have room in the class. Contact us to check availability.
What course should I start with?
The first course depends on grade level. See what the first course is on the enrollment page. Upon successful course completion, students progress through our structured curriculum in the order that they are listed on the curriculum page. See the placement testing page if your student has significant coding experience.
How much does a course cost?
All courses meet for 12 class sessions with an associated cost of 3 payments of $149, unless specified otherwise. At no additional cost, students get 24/7 email support from teachers and live teacher help during weekend office hours, online student community and weekly progress reports.
What technology do we need?
You need a computer with a microphone and a speaker, a browser like Chrome, Firefox, Safari or IE and a good internet connection.
See full details on What Technology is Needed for Class.
Is there a sibling discount?
Many siblings that participate in our program at the same time. Those families receive a $50 discount per additional student.
Your 2nd (and subsequent child) only pays $99/month for the CodeWizardsHQ program.
When enrolling siblings or using a referrer name during enrollment it is not assumed that they want to be in the same class. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like students grouped in the same class.
I have a 5th grader, which program should I enroll?
Elementary school students should start with the Animation and Interactive Games with Scratch.
If you’re in 5th grade, you may choose the middle school program if you are confident about text-based programming and your typing speed is 25 wpm with 90% accuracy. Take a typing test.
My child already knows Scratch. What do I do?
My child has no coding experience. Is it ok?
Yes! Our classes are designed so that no prior experience is necessary.
Classes are beginner-friendly. Simply start with the first class in the program for your child's school grade.
What if my student needs help between classes?
We have a suite of beyond the classroom support features to give your student help in between classes including:
- Discourse forum and language knowledge base
- Daily homework help live via Zoom
- One-on-one office hours with instructors
Learn more about how to get help.
More questions? Find answers on our FAQ page.
Some students may have already been introduced to the world of coding. We have a placement test to move ahead in our program so they begin at the right level.
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