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Mission Statement

ScriptEd equips students in under-resourced schools with the fundamental coding skills and professional experiences that together create access to careers in technology. ScriptEd brings its tuition-free program directly to schools, where classes are taught by software developers on a volunteer basis. Students apply their new coding skills in paid summer internships where they work with role models in the field as well as gain the experience and confidence necessary to pursue a career in technology.

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Founded in 2012, ScriptEd is a non-profit organization that equips students in under-resourced schools with the fundamental coding skills and professional experiences that together create access to careers in technology.


ScriptEd brings its tuition-free program directly to schools, where classes are taught by software developers on a volunteer basis. Students apply their new coding skills in paid summer internships where they work with role models in the field as well as gain the experience and confidence necessary to pursue a career in technology.


ScriptEd has grown rapidly over the past four years. In its first year, ScriptEd served 27 students in two high schools in Harlem, New York, and placed four of its students in internships at technology companies. In the 2015-2016 school year, ScriptEd served more than 600 students in New York City, and placed 75 students in internships. In 2016-2017, ScriptEd expanded to serve more than 900 students across 35 high schools in NYC, and launched programs in 3 high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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