“You’ve created something that has literally changed [his] life. He feels so confident here.” - Coder School Parent

9 out of 10 of the top paying college majors are in the engineering field - Georgetown Study

"Why Coding is Your Child's Key to Unlocking the Future" - Wall Street Journal

“I learned more in that half hour trial than I learned in four days at [another] coding camp!” - Coder School Student

Welcome to theCoderSchool, a year-round after-school program located in Palo Alto, San Mateo, and Cupertino (now enrolling camps for August!) that teaches kids to code!  Founded by the owner of School of Rock Palo Alto, theCoderSchool will use a similar premise of combining collaboration and immersion with direct instruction to get your kids rockin' their inner hacker in no time!

Like many folks out there, we think kids should learn how to code.  But we also think kids should learn how to work with each other, have a broad range of tech exposure, and most importantly, go beyond coding to think like a coder. There's no better way to do this than with an in-person mentor to guide them along and a collaborative team environment to build a complex application together. We take beginners to advanced kids, using languages from Snap! to Python to Java and C++ or even Swift and Unity.  And, we give them consistently weekly lessons to build their skills over time.  But that's just the tip of the iceberg - we've got plenty more to say so come by and chat with us and find out how your kids can amp up their tech skills today!  NOW ENROLLING!

Hey Coder School students, wanna show off your stuff?  Register for our first annual Coder Fair!  Registration for Coder School students only, but event open to the public. May 30th, 2pm at our San Mateo location!

Go learn more and get registered!

Our Programs

App Team

Our core program combines Code Coaching and collaboration to get kids working and learning together as a team.

Code Coaching

Our students learn first hand from an in-person mentor to help them not just learn to code, but learn to think like a coder.

Code Classes

We also offer a traditional curriculum-based style of learning for those just looking to get their feet wet.

Wanna find out more?  Check out our Details and Pricing

Our Schools

Our environment is designed to be energetic and fun.  Some even say we look just like a startup!  You'll find a few select photos of our locations below, but you'll need to come in for a tour to feel the full energy of our space! So what are you waiting for? Contact Us today!

Our Locations


3441 Alma Street, Ste#150
Palo Alto, CA  94306
Near Grocery Outlet and behind Starbucks

Hours: Mon-Thu, 3-8pm, Saturdays 10-noon

We're in Alma Village in Palo Alto, next to the Grocery Outlet and behind Starbucks.  10 minutes away from anywhere in Palo Alto, and bike-friendly too!  Contact the general manager anytime at felix@thecoderschool.com.


22 17th Avenue, Suite E
San Mateo, CA 94402
Next to Safeway and Starbucks


Hours: Tue-Thu, 3-8pm

We're open and ready to rock your world!  Come in for a tour of our space and let us chat your ear off about how coding is AWESOME for kids!  Contact the general manager anytime at david@thecoderschool.com.





10057 Saich Way
Cupertino, CA  95014
Next to Target on Stevens Creek

Sign up for our late July or August Summer Camps, and watch out for our Grand Opening in August!  Be sure to sign up by Contacting Us so we can keep you in the loop on our opening!