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Source Data

  • There were 631 Missouri students who took the AP Computer Science exams in 2017 (466 AP CS Java/ 165 AP CS Principles).

  • One-quarter of all public school students were enrolled in rural schools. 

  • Over half of all operating regular school districts and about one-third of all public schools were in rural areas.

  • Missouri currently has 8,481 open computing jobs.

  • The average salary for a computing occupation in Missouri is $82,050.

  • Missouri had only 1,138 computer science graduates; only 17% were female. 

  • Only 15% of 12th graders in rural schools were offered AP computer science classes in 2016.

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