Only 5% of High Schools offer AP Computer Science. [4]

25k students took APCS in '12 while 430k took AP US Hist exam. [5][6]

There will be 1.4 million jobs in CS created by 2020 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. [1]

At the current rate, only 30% of the 1.4 million projected jobs will be able to be filled by CS grads by 2020. [1]

In 2008, only 17% of AP CS test takers were women, even though women accounted for 55% of all AP test takers. [2]

Most states have no certification for CS teachers; in states where it exists, the requirements have little CS content. [2]

From 2000 to 2011, the number of 1st year female undergrads who expressed interest in a CS major declined 79% [1]

The number of college freshmen intending to major in computer science plummeted more than 70 percent this decade. [3]