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Raleigh, NC

13200 Strickland Rd #116, Raleigh, NC 27613
In Leesville Towne Center
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Hi Coder School Parents,

We know Raleigh kids are ready to learn some coding. Technology is advancing everywhere, exciting the minds of kids, who want to use it to make, play and share. Our core program will create creative problem solvers and technical entrepreneurs who will learn that they can change their world for the better.

Let's talk about new normal. While most of our students can and prefers to learn online, there are some students who require in-person attention. Starting mid August, we are offering limited number of in-person coaching. All of our Coaching and Class sessions will provide the same lessons and personal attention, whether it's online or in-person. If your child is interested in learning, please give us a call.

Coder School is a new kind of after-school coding program that focuses on the individuality of each student, customizing our teachings depending on their skills and the desires. From graphical languages like Snap or Scratch to more powerful stuff like Python or Javascript and even the advanced coding like Java and C++, we're ready to inspire you and amaze you. Contact us now to get a free lesson!

Note: Please email us at or leave a voicemail at (919) 390-1708 for immediate response.

If you live in Cary/Morrisville/Apex area, visit our Cary location Website: Click here

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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 Raleigh, NC

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 Leesville Elementary, Middle, and High schools, theCoderSchool Raleigh sits northwest of Raleigh. In addition to after-school coding, we also offer camps for fun subjeects like Roblox and Robotics. Our expert Code Coaches come from a range of backgrounds, including working for great companies like SAS.

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 55 locations around the country, teaching over 6,000 students every week with the brainpower of 800+ expert Code Coaches®. We're proud of the impact theCoderSchool has had on communities everywhere since our brand was founded 7 and a half 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!

  • Help health care workers with code blue
    2021 Winner - Sarasota FL
    Help health care workers with code blue
  • Chat room with built-in AI
    2021 Winner - Buffalo NY
    Chat room with built-in AI
  • Gem collection game in Python
    2021 Winner - Folsom CA
    Gem collection game in Python
  • Education resource for all communities
    2021 Winner - Syosset NY
    Education resource for all communities
  • 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

Coding Camps

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

Our Testimonials

  • "Wyatt is 10 and has been going for about a year and has steadily progressed from drop down programming to more advanced coding. It gives him an understanding of other things he works on in other programs and he is actually excited to work on coding "
    Kathryn, Fremont
  • "My son has really enjoyed going to the Coder School in Raleigh. He is really good with computers and wanted to learn several languages of computer code. School clubs and other STEM activity classes did not offer what my son was looking for. We thankfully found the Coder School and my son could not be happier. The staff is wonderful and works closely with each student, meeting their individual needs. This is a perfect afterschool activity!"
    Chris, Raleigh
  • "During COVID, Denise has worked with our son, Nico, to continue learning Python coding languages by building games. Denise has been able to inspire Nico to learn and actively participate like I seldom see when it comes to technical information. After each online session, he is excited to talk about what he did and learned. I am happy with the direction he is headed in and am amazed at how Denise has been able to bring his motivation out to light. Thank you."
    Nicholas, Raleigh
  • "My son has been attending the group classes since August and absolutely loves it! The staff is amazing, the environment is welcoming and it is a great experience for kids. I highly recommend anyone giving them a try!"
    Beth, Raleigh
  • "My 9-year old has been attending The Coder School for the past 8 months and has steadily progressed in his skill set and use of platforms. He works with a professional developer, who he really likes! The entire staff is friendly, supportive, and enthusiastic! If your child is interested in computers, STEM, and programming, this is a great place to be!"
    Eliza, Raleigh
  • "My daughter attended the Girls Code summer camp and absolutely loved it! She learned a lot, made great friends and learned important life skills as well."
    Patric, Natick
  • "My son loves it and this is one class he totally looks fwd to! Excellent coaches!!!"
    Deepa, Raleigh
  • "Our son loves going every week. The coaches and owner are great with the kids and keeps them thinking. Thank you!!"
    Timothy, Raleigh

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Our Upcoming Events

Free Intro Class!

Experience an hour of code at a time convenient for you by filling out the form in the "Free Trial Sign-up" link below! If you have any questions or need a special day and time, Call 919 390 1708 or Email:

Fall Open House - September 8. 2022

Come to the Open House on Thursday, September 8th anytime between 5 and 7 pm to find out what your child could be learning! Meet our coaching staff, grab a snack, participate in cool Raffles and Giveaways. Kids will participate in Coding demos. Our customized coaching allows kids to learn and grow at their own pace. Come-in for the Best sale of the year! Buy one month, get one month on us (BOGO)!!!

School Info

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13200 Strickland Rd #116, Raleigh, NC 27613
In Leesville Towne Center
Monday: 4:00 – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 4:00 – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 4:00 – 8:00 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
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Our Schools

Meet Our GM

Brandon Wright

Hi, My name is Brandon and I'm the General Manager of theCoderSchool. I have four kids who keeps me pretty busy. I have been in the education field for the past 9 years and look forward to bringing my experience to the kids at theCoderSchool. I feel the earlier we can get kids learning computer science, the better off the next generation of 21st century will be. I have recently moved to North Carolina from Texas. When I am not teaching, I enjoy watching sports. You must know that I am a huge Houston Rocket's fan. I look forward to getting to know each of you and can't wait to go on this coding journey with you! Email me anytime at Code on my friend!

Meet Our Owners

Kiran Kunchakuri

I am a co-owner of the Raleigh location and very excited to be part of theCoderSchool family. I have spent almost twenty years of my life working with computers in Programming and Management roles. At work, I have been helping my clients in the Healthcare industry to ensure customer satisfaction which I feel is the key to any successful business. As a parent of two young boys, I am always being challenged to learn new things and they inspire me with their logical skills. Impressed with theCoderSchool customized coaching approach to meet the kid's and parent's needs, hence took over this wonderful opportunity. I strongly believe with proper support and guidance every child can build and improve their coding skills which is much needed in this technology driven world. I look forward to using my experience to help create brilliant coders for the future!!! Need more information? Please email me at

Sharat Gollamudi

I am the son of a schoolteacher and social entrepreneur who spent her entire life empowering children through education. My life’s mission is to follow her footsteps and give back to the society. It is a fact that computers are changing the world around us and how we are doing day-to-day business. Even by my own example of being a registered civil engineer by profession, it is no surprise that 90% of my work is accomplished in front of a computer. I passionately believe in Steve Job’s statement that “everyone in this country should learn to program a computer because it teaches you how to think". No matter what our kids choose as a career, be it art, music, medicine, engineering, or anything they imagine, learning to Code will provide them an edge. Hope you give us the privilege to be a building block in your child’s bright future. I am available to answer any questions you may have by email at

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

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Heather Ripley
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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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