What is Python for High School Students? Answers to common questions and 5 cool starter projects

Updated: Apr 11

How can you start learning Python? FAQ about Python for High School Students and Python Starter Projects for Beginners

Python is one of the most versatile programming languages in the world today and is a great language for high school students to learn and use in many different types of programming projects, science fair projects, and beyond. In this blog, we answer common questions about python and show you how to get started.

How old do you need to be to learn python? Can a 10-year-old or an 11-year old learn python? Can teens learn python?

Most of our students start learning python at about 6th grade, and we have seen a few students start even earlier than that. If you are in high school and just starting, don't worry! It is an easy language to learn and the sooner you get started the better.

Why is python so important and so popular?

One of the trends that has revolutionized the software industry is open source software - where people can share their code to be used by other programmers. Python has benefited greatly from this trend and there are many python libraries (software that you can add to your own program) that are o