Hansen Alternative Program

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Apply for the 24-25 Lottery:


The Hansen Alternative Program will be hosting two information nights for families interested in applying for the 24-25 school year. 


The information nights will be March 14th and April 29th, from 6:00-7:00pm.


They will be held in the Hansen School Library: 1919 Road 65 NW Olympia, WA or via Zoom (Link HERE)

Lottery Application (Click Here!)


What is the Hansen Alternative Program?

The Hansen Alternative Program (HAP) provides families within the Olympia School District (OSD) an opportunity to engage in a collaborative and inventive educational experience with teachers, students, and other parents. The Hansen Alternative Program is a multi-age/multi-grade learning format.


Who Can Enroll in HAP?

Any family within the OSD can enter the lottery for placement into the HAP. All families new to HAP, both inside or outside of the Hansen service area, have an equal chance to enroll in HAP through a lottery process. Contact HAP at [email protected] if you would like to access the HAP Handbook for detailed information about program enrollment.


HAP Information Nights

Scheduled in early Spring; 2023/24 dates TBA

HAP Lottery Date

2023/24 date TBA. Please check back and plan to attend a HAP information night to learn more.

More details will be posted when available.

For questions, email [email protected] or call Hansen Elementary 360-596-7400.


HAP Teachers and CoChairs are:

Kindergarten/First - Colleen Swett and Austen Anderson
Second/Third -Maria Turbeville and Sydney Silver
Fourth/Fifth - Alex Osborne and Hattie Osborne
Co-Chairs -Katie Manning and Brandi Schmitt