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Welcome to theCoderSchool

Bellevue, WA

1101 106th Ave NE #15th, Bellevue, WA 98004
Next to Panera Bread
Map(425)998-7007bellevue@thecoderschool.com
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Helloooooo Seattle! We are so excited to bring The Coder School to Bellevue! With the Puget Sound region being the hub of applied science and innovative leader in technology, we're excited to bring the Silicon Valley's #1 premier coding program to the Seattle area! Home to Microsoft, Amazon and a flurry of startup company's forming daily, we're proud The Coder School has found an organic home in Bellevue.

At theCoderSchool-Bellevue, our qualified Code Coaches do more than just teach students how to code, but how to think like coders as well. Our physical space and our programs are both designed to help kids learn these skills and more - skills that are valuable in any future career! We want aspiring coders to use their new found passion as a stepping stone to thinking outside the box, as a way to channel their ideas in a creative way and most importantly, to have fun. Interested? Book a FREE trial today and we will be in touch shortly to tell you more!
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Who is theCoderSchool

Code Coaching®

Code Coaching® is our core philosophy, and what our school is all about!  We believe that every student is different, and that kids should learn in the way that works best for each child. How? Our Code Coaches® - they're the magic sauce!  Unlike some coding schools, we don't just leave the kids in front of a computer, expecting the software to teach them how to code. Nor do we force all kids to go through the same curriculum or projects, regardless of their skills and interests. Instead, our Code Coaches® customize their lessons for each child, and focus on a 2 on 1 mentee-mentor relationship with our kids so our students can get the focused attention they need.

Code Coaching® works for kids of all ages and skill levels, from novice to advanced. From game development to web apps, Python to Java, or even niche technologies like AI and beyond, our Coaches can help your kids achieve their goals.

Sessions run one or two hours a week (your choice), at the same time every week on a schedule that works for both you and our assigned Coach. Check out our video for more info!

Coding Lessons for Kids in Bellevue, WA

Coding takes practice, and we believe getting kids to code consistently throughout the year is the only way they'll really learn to code! That's where our Code Coaches® come in, providing a long-term mentoring relationship to teach kids to code, from someone who's a coder themselves.

Our coding school's flagship program, Code Coaching®, combines a super-small teaching ratio of typically 2:1 or 1:1 with individualized curriculum so kids are able to move at their own pace, doing things that interest them most. This program works for kids of all ages and skill levels. From game development to web apps, Python to Java, or even niche technologies like AI and beyond, our Code Coaches can help your kids achieve their programming goals. Sessions run one or two hours a week (your choice), at the same time every week on a schedule that works for both you and our assigned Coach. Our lessons are taught in-person at our schools where available, or can be online for social distancing. Fill out our form above to get a free trial today!

Our Coder Tree®

We believe that every student learns in his or her own way, not only in what they want to work on, but how fast and how much. Our Coder Tree® is a visualization of our students' learning options as they grow and a sampling of some of the topics we teach. Like real trees, our students' coding journeys are unique from each other, but all require strong foundations and trunks to support their higher, advanced branches. Need a magnifying glass? Here's a zoomable view.

Tracking Progress

Custom coding means tracking progress is even more important! Our suite of proprietary tools* does just that. Our Coder Progress and Notes+ systems chart weekly progress through concept tracking and freeform notes. App Reviews track longer term progress by identifying current skills to build their individual Coder Tree®. Finally, our Student Portal is a one-stop shop to see it all and then some! Confused? It's complicated! Get an idea by clicking through a Sample Student's functional Student Portal to see for yourself.

* Used by participating locations, check your location for availability

Apps We Build

Congressional App Challenge

Each year, theCoderSchool partners with the Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide coding contest run by districts of the U.S. Congress. Take a look at our recent winners, or ask about our App Gallery to see more apps!

  • Drone/AI social distance detection
    2020 Winner - Buffalo NY
    Drone/AI social distance detection
  • Teen job/volunteer matching
    2020 Winner - St Louis MO
    Teen job/volunteer matching
  • Note taking for online learning
    2020 Winner - Las Vegas NV
    Note taking for online learning
  • Distribute restaurant leftovers
    2020 Winner - Syosset NY
    Distribute restaurant leftovers
  • Webapp using real-time weather
    2020 2nd Place - St Louis MO
    Webapp using real-time weather
  • Assess COVID wellness
    2020 3rd Place - Syosset NY
    Assess COVID wellness
  • Checkbook balancing
    2020 Hon. Men. - Westerville OH
    Checkbook balancing
  • 3D Platformer Game
    2020 Best Prez - Pasadena CA
    3D Platformer Game
  • Disaster recovery support
    2019 Winner - Buffalo NY
    Disaster recovery support
  • Online teaching app
    2019 Winner - St. Louis MO
    Online teaching app

Coding Camps

Sorry, we don't have any upcoming camps listed yet. Check back soon!

Our Testimonials

  • "We love the coder school! It’s been a wonderful after school activity for my child. He loves coming back every week because of the great coaches and learning experience. We also appreciate the flexibility from the staff, allowing us to make changes to our changing schedule without a problem."
    Trinh N., Bellevue
  • "Our kids love going to Coder school in Bellevue. The staff are very friendly and patient to my kids. I would recommend this school to all parents..."
    Joe Y., Federal Way
  • "Such an excellent experience for kids to immerse themselves in the coding language that will be such an important tool for the next generation! My kids LOVE it!! I highly recommend it!"
    Vincent H., Mercer Island
  • "Thomas has continued to enjoy his coaching sessions at The Coder School. Both Adrian and Weijie have been amazing instructors, always managing to challenge Thomas and keep his interest in coding sparked."
    H.Y., Bellevue

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Contact Us

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1101 106th Ave NE #15th, Bellevue, WA 98004
Next to Panera Bread
(425)998-7007
bellevue@thecoderschool.com
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 3:00 – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 3:00 – 8:00 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
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Meet Our Owner

Taylor Wu

Hi, my name is Taylor (I also go by my Chinese name Te, pronounced "Tay") and I'm the owner at theCoderSchool Bellevue. I keep telling my daughter (in photo) how lucky she is to be a kid growing up with all this technology around her. That's why I'm so excited to have the opportunity to be part of theCoderSchool to introduce technology to kids in a way that's fun, but also teach them problem solving skills that will benefit them no matter what they choose to do later in life. With the right exposure, the possibilities are endless for kids to create just about anything they can dream of!

My background now is speech recognition, connected cars and using technology to solve everyday problems. I've been lucky to have worked at Microsoft, Google and smaller companies like VoiceBox here in Bellevue, and now Vinli, a connected car company.

If you have any questions or are interested in finding out more about our school, shoot me an email at taylor@thecoderschool.com.

Meet Our Code Coaches® Too!

We've got plenty of Coaches, and tons of Comp Sci experience tucked inside! Who's the best Coach for you? I guess you'll have to come on in for a free trial to find out!

What is theCoderSchool? We are an after-school drop-off (and virtual) program for kids learning to code - a coding school! There's after-school kung fu. There's after-school music lessons, sports, art, tutoring, Chinese, you name it, it's out there. But coding for kids? We're among the first of many, and the largest in Silicon Valley with more locations on the way around the country. The future will be ever more dependent on technology so let's get our young generation ready. Learn to Code, Change the World®.

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