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Welcome to theCoderSchool
3255 St Rose Pkwy,
At St. Rose Pkwy and Seven Hills Dr

(702)527-2107henderson@thecoderschool.com

We are theCoderSchool Henderson! Silicon Valley's Elite Kids Coding Program NOW in Henderson! We teach all levels of coding for kids, from beginning, block-based coding, to advanced computer programming languages such as C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, advanced 3-D gaming platforms like Unity. We also offer High School Computer Science AP Exam Prep! Our students have won many national and local computing awards.

We are partnered with The Congressional App Challenge, the most prestigious prize in student computer science, and every year our students win the top prizes.

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Our Philosophy

Looking for coding lessons for kids in Henderson, NV? We're here to help. We believe every kid is different, so we teach them accordingly. Our expert coders teach our students in a super-small two to one ratio, allowing our Code Coaches to personalize projects built to suit each student. Kids are able to move at their own pace and engage in things that interest them most.

Our Programs

Our coding school's flagship after-school program, Code Coaching, combines a super-small 2:1 teaching ratio with individualized curriculum. Although Code Coaching works from novice to advanced coders, we also offer entry-level classes for those looking for a more traditional class in a larger ratio, as well as @school classes and our ever popular coding camps.

Our System

We're part of a nationwide system of over 65 locations around the country, teaching over 7,000 students every week with the brainpower of 1000+ expert Code Coaches®. Headquartered and founded in Silicon Valley since 2014, we're proud of the impact theCoderSchool has had on communities everywhere. Find out more about Who We Are in our brand video .

How Students Progress

OUR CODER TREE

See our visualization of what kids are learning and a sampling of possibilities.

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OUR CODER STORY

Find our coding roadmap that goes beyond coding custom apps to building a story for college

Our Coding Camps

From AI to bots, web development to games, we got it all. Our camps stick to a low ratio of around 6:1 and are taught by our expert Code Coaches.

Our Upcoming Events

CODING CAMPS!!!

Voted Best of Las Vegas Summer Camp GOLD! Our Kids Coding Camps provide coding lessons for kids as well as fun offline activities. We have beginning to advanced coding including Python, Web Design, and Game Dev!

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The Congressional App Challenge

The Congressional App Challenge is back for another year of inspiring the next generation of American STEM talent! The Congressional App Challenge is a district-specific competition where Members of Congress invite students to create their own original apps with the chance to win nationwide recognition. theCoderSchool is an official partner of The Congressional App Challenge, and every year our students win the top prizes for Southern Nevada! The 2023 Congressional App Challenge will officially launch in June. Want to get your kids involved? Sign-Up for a Free Coding Session Now!

Our Testimonials

  • "Coder School day is my son's favorite day of the week. Very professional and well run. Great communication."
    Kacey N., Henderson
  • "My son has been attending the Coder school for a couple of months now. His interactions with the staff and instructors has been nothing but positive. I have to practically drag him out of his seat when the class is over to go home. He then is a chatter box about what he learned and what he is working on. This is in stark contrast to what I get from him when I pick him up from his normal school. As long as he doesn’t hack into the NSA or something with the skills he learns, this may be the single best use of money we spend on extra curricular activities all year."
    John R., Henderson
  • "My Son has been there for more than half a year. He loves it! The staff is nice. The classroom is clean. And the lesson is always challenging and fun!"
    Amy W., Henderson
  • "5 STARS !! Safe, fun and friendly environment. My 13 yo daughter has been coming here for almost 2 years and loves working with Michael! He is very patient with her and makes learning fun! She also takes coding as a school elective and her grades have improved tremendously with the help of this school. They also track progress via student portal so I can keep up with her progress too!!"
    Lisa D., Henderson
  • "My son loves coding at the coder school! Everyone is so nice and they are very flexible if I ever need to come on a different day."
    Tiffany A., Henderson
  • "My son has learned so much in his coding classes and has enjoyed the small class sizes. They send notes each day to keep you updated on what your child is learning. They regularly evaluate what level your child should be at, so you can be confident that they are progressing."
    Sarah G., Henderson

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Apps We Build

Each year, theCoderSchool partners with the Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide coding contest run by districts of the U.S. Congress. Some of our students have won this prestigious prize, met their U.S. Congressperson, and even flown to DC for the winners event. Take a look at some recent CAC winners from theCoderSchool, or browse through our Live App Gallery to see custom apps our students are building!

School Info

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3255 St Rose Pkwy
At St. Rose Pkwy and Seven Hills Dr
(702)527-2107
henderson@thecoderschool.com
Monday: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Thursday: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Sunday: Closed

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Meet Our Owners

Noel and Danielle Mateo

Noel and Danielle along with their two children, Alexandra and Michael, moved to Las Vegas from The Big Island of Hawaii 18 years ago. Both their son Michael and their daughter, Alexandra, graduated from Las Vegas Academy of the Arts. Alexandra is currently attending the University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law and Michael is a senior at the University of Nevada, Reno. Since Noel and Danielle raised their two children in the Las Vegas Valley, they have a strong bond with the community. They want to give something back to Las Vegas now that their children are grown, so they teamed up with Silicon Valley’s number one children’s coding school, to open the first two theCoderSchool locations in Las Vegas and Henderson!

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! Roll over a pic to see if we jotted down their background!
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We're always looking for great Code Coaches. Shoot us an email with resumé to see if we're a fit!

Frequently Asked Questions

How can coding help kids?

Many folks might think learning to code is so kids can actually code an app. Honestly, that's not usually the case! Coding real-life apps is tough. Despite what the media says, your kid is not writing some million dollar app by themselves in a month. Instead, coding helps kid *solve problems*. Coding is all about debugging and logically thinking through the fix. Breaking a large problem into smaller parts, logical sequencing, these are all important problem solving skills for any kid (or adult!). A second benefit is confidence and passion in technology. There's plenty of time for kids to learn the latest real tech (which changes all the time), but the time to build passion for technology (and a foundational knowledge base) is when they're young!

What is the best coding language to learn as a beginner?

The truth is, Scratch is amazing for a beginner at ANY AGE. If someone is truly a beginner, a platform like Scratch can allow them to create and engage much more quickly. Older kids (say 11 and up) can soon move to a language like Python or Javascript. Just remember that it takes a LOT MORE work to get Python/Javascript to do the same thing as Scratch - so the kids will need some patience. No matter what anyone tells you please DO NOT start learning with Java or C++! Those languages are too advanced to start with, and we've seen it too often - kids will give up because it's so hard! Definition of backfiring!

What is the best age to start coding?

It depends - we think the best age is the age they want to do it! Listen, there's plenty of time to *really* learn to code - there's a reason Comp Sci is a really tough college degree. The important thing in the younger years is to bring out the desire and passion to learn more - that's why at theCoderSchool we customize our projects based on the student's interests and really focus on engagement before learning.

How do I get accepted into a college computer science program?

These days, top colleges are incredibly selective. Learning to code by itself probably won't help you stand out enough. Instead, consider building a unique Coder Story. Can we help? Sure can!

What are the benefits of kids learning to code?

Children of all ages can benefit from learning coding skills, and students who get hands-on experience with computer programming go on to excel in other subjects Coding helps students gain computer proficiency and build real-world problem-solving skills. Exploring technology is essential for computer literacy. Building fundamental coding skills encourages creativity, promotes teamwork, and enhances spatial intelligence and logical thinking skills. Kids of all ages can learn computer science. For teenagers, learning how to code leads to the development of transferable skills that can be applied in future careers or workplaces. If your student is interested in data science or machine learning, a self-paced course in computer programming can help pave their path.

As you and your family consider coding programs, it helps to keep in mind:

  • The age of the student (we can teach kids as young as six)
  • Their individual interests (such as Lego, Roblox, robotics, video game design, or artificial intelligence)
  • Any previous hands-on experience with coding (even exposure to mobile apps or playing with Minecraft counts)
  • Preferred learning style (we offer both flexible and structured curricula and support self-paced learning)
  • Social skills (some students learn best in one-on-one lessons, while others favor teamwork)

    Whether the student wants to explore Minecraft modding in Minecraft camp, is interested in HTML, or wants to learn block-based coding like CSS, our interactive classes provide a great coding experience.

    Can a 6 year old do coding?

    Sure! Kids this young are just developing their sense of logic. While some advanced 6 year olds are ready to dive into learning Scratch, many are better off with fun learning apps like Kodable or Scratch Jr..

    How do kids learn to code?

    Same way adults do! The best way to learn something is to just DO it. It's not about all the theory and fancy words, it's about just doing it over and over again. If you're a parent with a college degree, think back. How much of that theoretical curriculum did you really use in your job? Or did you really learn your job by DOING your job? It's the same with kids, we'll mentor and guide them, but most importantly, we'll get them to code something custom that they want to code!

    Where is the best place to learn coding for kids?

    We're a little bit biased, but we think it's theCoderSchool! There's no better way to learn anything, including coding, than just doing it with a mentor to guide you. Online or in person, our Code Coaches will give you that low-ratio full attention that every kid deserves!
  • Read about Private+Semi-Private Coaching, Virtual Learning, Coding Classes, Robotics, Python, Scratch, or Video Game Coding
    or check out our general blog or our student blogs

    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 classes for kids? Founded in 2013, we're 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®.

    Got a question? Email us at henderson@thecoderschool.com!

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