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Commack, NY

6558 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY 11725
In Commack Corners
Map(631)270-5602commack@thecoderschool.com
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Please note: theCoderSchool will be closed on November 25th and will reopen on November 29th. Happy Thanksgiving!

WE ARE NOW OFFERING IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL CLASSES! CALL US TO LEARN MORE.

Hey super-parent! We're happy you're looking for options to get your kids learning to code. It's SUCH an amazing skill to learn and will help your kids in more ways than you can imagine! We're super excited to be bringing Silicon Valley's #1 kids coding program to the area to help your kids get going, so read on and let's get our kids coding!

At theCoderSchool, we want to do more than just teach coding. 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? Fill out the form and we'll 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 Commack, NY

Coding takes practice, and we believe getting kids to code consistently throughout the year is the only way they'll really learn to code. theCoderSchool has a staff of hundreds of Code Coaches all around the country, so we know a thing or two about mentoring students in computer science. That's why our after-school coding classes for kids revolve around this relationship, providing a long-term mentor in a Code Coach to teach kids to code, from someone who's an expert coder themselves. Conveniently located near great schools like Candlewood and Wood Park Primary, theCoderSchool Commack is situated in the bustling Commack Corners Shopping Center on Long Island, at the corner of Commack Road and Jericho Turnpike. Looking for other nearby locations on Long Island? Be sure to check out our Syosset or Roslyn schools.

Programs at theCoderSchool

Our coding school's flagship after-school program, Code Coaching®, combines a super-small 2:1 teaching ratio with individualized curriculum so kids are able to move at their own pace, doing things that interest them most. While Code Coaching is our premium program, we also offer a more traditional Code Class for those looking for either software-driven or static-curriculum teaching in a larger ratio. And during summer and holiday breaks, we offer Coding Camps. When available, programs are offered in both in-person and virtual formats. Contact us to find out more and get a free trial today.

theCoderSchool System

We're part of a nationwide system of passionate owners in over 50 locations around the country, teaching well over 5,000 students every week with the brainpower of 750+ expert Code Coaches®. We're proud of the impact theCoderSchool has had on communities everywhere since our brand was founded 7 years ago, way back in August of 2014. In short, we know a thing or two about teaching kids to code - so let's get to it!

What Kids Learn

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. Find more details about what kids are learning by checking out our Coder Tree®.

Tracking Progress

Our suite of proprietary tools* chart weekly progress by tracking concepts and apps, and longer term progress by identifying skills to build their individual Coder Tree®. Get an idea of our progress tools by clicking through a Sample Student's 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
  • 3D Max Game in HTML
    2020 Winner - Folsom CA
    3D Max Game in HTML
  • Note taking for online learning
    2020 Winner - Las Vegas NV
    Note taking for online learning
  • Help make food decisions for health
    2020 Winner - Buffalo, NY
    Help make food decisions for health
  • 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

Coding Camps

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

Our Testimonials

  • "My son (age 6) loves The Coder School of Commack. The classes have small ratios, so there is a lot of focus on individualized learning. The general manager, Mary, is amazing and knows all the kids names. Mary is super responsive and helpful with addressing your needs/answering questions. The coaches are all great as well and give weekly updates on the progress for each lesson. I highly recommend The Coder School!"
    Kelly M.,
  • "My 8 year old has been taking coding classes for almost a year and loves it. Everyone at The Coder School (Roslyn and Commack) has been fantastic, respectful, and knowledgeable. We are very happy! "
    Shari M.,
  • "My son enjoys coding and he has learned a lot. The staff is great and communication has been amazing even during the snow storm. The coding school is a gift for my son and they do an amazing job running the school."
    Ann Marie W.,
  • "Coder School Commack is the best! My son (age 12) has been going for over a year, first to the Syosset location, then to many virtual camps (all amazing), and now he is thrilled to attend the Commack location! My daughter (age 6) just started a few weeks ago. She says this is her favorite activity, beating dance and gymnastics (which she loves so that's huge!) The teachers are all engaging, attentive and excited to teach. Mary, the general manager is wonderful to work with as well!"
    Kelly,
  • "My son enjoys coding and he has learned a lot. The staff is great and communication has been amazing even during the snow storm. The coding school is a gift for my son and they do an amazing job running the school."
    Ann Marie W.,
  • "Great place for your child to learn the basics of coding and grow in this field as they get older. My son is 8 and learning how to make a game with codes! He loves it! "
    Dee D.,
  • "My son just started his classes and its all he talks about to everyone. Asking if he can attend everyday! "
    Caily R.,
  • "My son (age 6) loves The Coder School of Commack. The classes have small ratios, so there is a lot of focus on individualized learning. The general manager, Mary, is amazing and knows all the kids names. Mary is super responsive and helpful with addressing your needs/answering questions. The coaches are all great as well and give weekly updates on the progress for each lesson. I highly recommend The Coder School!"
    Kelly M.,
  • "My son just started his classes and its all he talks about to everyone. Asking if he can attend everyday! "
    Caily R.,
  • "My 8 year old has been taking coding classes for almost a year and loves it. Everyone at The Coder School (Roslyn and Commack) has been fantastic, respectful, and knowledgeable. We are very happy! "
    Shari M.,
  • "My 8 year old has been taking coding classes for almost a year and loves it. Everyone at The Coder School (Roslyn and Commack) has been fantastic, respectful, and knowledgeable. We are very happy! "
    Shari M.,
  • "My son has been going for 5 months now. It has been a very positive experience. He enjoys coach Chris a lot. He has learned a lot in this amount of time. He is more confidant in his skills and is challenged at the same time."
    Melissa W.,
  • "So happy that “the Coder School” opened in Commack! They just had their grand opening in October but my daughter started attending when they first opened in September and it’s been an amazing experience! The location is brand new and pristine! Everyone is very professional. My daughter always looks forward to her classes."
    Jane K.,
  • "Coder School Commack is the best! My son (age 12) has been going for over a year, first to the Syosset location, then to many virtual camps (all amazing), and now he is thrilled to attend the Commack location! My daughter (age 6) just started a few weeks ago. She says this is her favorite activity, beating dance and gymnastics (which she loves so that's huge!) The teachers are all engaging, attentive and excited to teach. Mary, the general manager is wonderful to work with as well!"
    Kelly,
  • "My 15 year old twins just started at the Coder School and are learning Python. They feel challenged and confident learning. Their instructor Rocco is very knowledgeable and patient. So glad I signed them up!"
    Penny S.,
  • "My son has been going for 5 months now. It has been a very positive experience. He enjoys coach Chris a lot. He has learned a lot in this amount of time. He is more confidant in his skills and is challenged at the same time."
    Melissa W.,
  • "Great place for your child to learn the basics of coding and grow in this field as they get older. My son is 8 and learning how to make a game with codes! He loves it! "
    Dee D.,
  • "My 15 year old twins just started at the Coder School and are learning Python. They feel challenged and confident learning. Their instructor Rocco is very knowledgeable and patient. So glad I signed them up!"
    Penny S.,
  • "So happy that “the Coder School” opened in Commack! They just had their grand opening in October but my daughter started attending when they first opened in September and it’s been an amazing experience! The location is brand new and pristine! Everyone is very professional. My daughter always looks forward to her classes."
    Jane K.,
  • "My 8 year old has been taking coding classes for almost a year and loves it. Everyone at The Coder School (Roslyn and Commack) has been fantastic, respectful, and knowledgeable. We are very happy! "
    Shari M.,

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School Info

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6558 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY 11725
In Commack Corners
(631)270-5602
commack@thecoderschool.com
Monday: 2:00 – 7:30 PM
Tuesday: 2:00 – 7:30 PM
Wednesday: 2:00 – 7:30 PM
Thursday: 2:00 – 7:30 PM
Friday: 2:00 – 7:30 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
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Meet our Site Director

Christian Algarra

My name is Christian and I am excited to join theCoderSchool in Commack as the Site Director! I attended Stony Brook University and graduated with my degree in Exercise Science. For the past eight years, I have been running various gyms including Blink Fitness, Gold’s Gym, 24 Hour Fitness and most recently, UFC Gym in New Hyde Park. I got into fitness for personal reasons and was able to successfully navigate my own journey to becoming healthier. That journey inspired me to work on helping others with their own situations.

I am enthusiastic about inspiring people to reach their goals and doing it in a warm, welcoming, and fun environment. This is the type of energy that I brought to the fitness world and it’s what I plan to bring to theCoderSchool!

On a personal note, I have a beautiful wife and daughter, two dogs (one English and one French bulldog), I’m a huge baseball fan and I love to draw!

Meet Our Owner

Noreen Kazi

My name is Noreen Kazi and I’m the owner of theCoderSchool Commack. I am an active Long Island parent that is excited about bringing this dedicated coding program to our students. I have experience as a community leader and organizer and I have spent over 20 years creating educational curriculums and leading programs focused on ensuring that our youth are ready to be tomorrow’s leaders.

Through my experience designing educational curriculums, I have had the privilege of seeing how technology has positively impacted curriculum development. What I love about coding is that it drives innovation – coding provides students with the ability to take an idea that they have, make that idea come to life, and then share that idea with millions of people. Additionally, coding can provide a cross curricular benefit by improving student’s math skills as they start to visualize and break down problems from other angles. I truly believe that Long Island is at the cutting edge of educational innovation and I am excited about bringing this offering to our kids. You can reach me anytime at noreen@thecoderschool.com.

Meet Our Senior Advisor

Nisha Bhalla

My name is Nisha Bhalla and I am the Senior Advisor of theCoderSchool Commack. I still remember learning how to code in Linux and was fascinated with the collaboration and support of the programming community as we all looked to build a better program, together. Technology has continued to drive significant change and the ability to code is a skill set that every student should have.

I am so excited about bringing this program to Suffolk County in a setting that is both educational and fun. As a graduate of Harvard Business School, I have seen firsthand the way technology has impacted the future of all industries from farming to healthcare and I can’t wait to bring this knowledge to our students. Additionally, I have over 10 years of experience working in product development roles at various Fortune 500 companies and start-ups and I am thrilled about sharing this career knowledge with our students.

I’m also passionate about mentoring students on their communication and presentation skills, and I love that this program will not only teach kids how to code, but also how to engage their audiences to effectively communicate their ideas and opinions.

Ready to be a Code Coach?

Are you passionate about working with kids? Good with coding languages like Python, Javascript, Java or similar? Willing to learn the amazing world of drag 'n drop languages like Scratch? Then you might be a great fit for us! At theCoderSchool, our coaches are our product. It's your experience with coding, and more importantly your mentorship through teaching that drives our program. Ready to see what the buzz is all about? Fill out our short form below and let's go!
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Briefly Tell Us About You

We're always looking for great Code Coaches. Find out more about how to apply today.

Private+Semi-Private Coaching

Virtual Learning

Coding Classes

Robotics

Python

Scratch

Video Game Coding



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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