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Castillero Middle School

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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
Based on 6 ratings
2012:
Based on 4 ratings
2011:
Based on 3 ratings

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Posted July 22, 2014

Personally I think this school is how you say TERRIBLE! Its filled with a bunch of jugdemental white kids who make fun of others for being different! The teachers are mean especially the gym teachers. And the school is way to strict with their dress code. They wont even let you were a V neck even with a tank top under it! The kids judge eachother on looks. Like if you don't have an IPhone or a Jansport backpack you aren't popular! Also its filled with backstabbing friends who ditch you just to hang out with the popular kids. The only way you can survive at that school is if you join a gang or become popular! Or sometimes even both! Other schools should know not to be like Castillero! The thing i like about this school is that they have PE and hallway lockers! The school could improve in so many ways like the school food should be more nutricious, the dress code should be way way way less strict and like i said the kids should be watched carefully. For example if you see a girl run off crying to the bathroom follow her and find out what happened!


Posted June 12, 2014

This school is amazing! People often judge it by its low API scores scores and say that it is because of bad teaching, but that's not the case! The teachers are all awesome and are passionate about teaching, but it's only the kids who don't care about learning and education that make this school seem bad. The arts program is the best you could ever have at a public school, and it helps all students to find their talents and interests, so that all kids fit in. CHOOSE CASTILLERO IT'S THE BEST SCHOOL EVER!!!!!!


Posted March 24, 2014

I have two children with relatively mild special needs. This school did an incredibly poor job of addressing their needs, ignoring their IEPs almost completely. With my first child, the District is now paying for mental health care to repair the damage done. With my second, we just left and went to private school. It is sad how little is known by teachers and administrators about how to help students who are higher functioning but still have very real learning needs - especially when they transition into middle and high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2013

Castillero is a good middle school with excellent electives like Art, Music and Spanish. The teachers are passionate in the electives. Others are there out of tenure for core subjects. There math program is lacking judging by how my daughter struggled in high school. On the whole it is a good school but recommend you work with your kids on their weaknesses to shore up their strengths in preparation for high school. The principal is not that good, seems to have attitude issues. They have a large number of vice principals who mostly run the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2013

Horrible school if a student has no interest in the arts; if the arts are a passion, the electives are fantastic. The advanced math classes are also great and leave students well prepared for high school. On the other hand, the science classes do not prepare for high school in any way, shape, or form. The language arts classes teach to the lowest common denominator; if a student's reading level is advanced for their grade, they will be ignored in class. There are pervasive issues with gangs, fights, and bullying. School is overcrowded.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 4, 2013

My son was dreading going to Castillero since he had heard about the bullying and poor leadership/academics. We did look at moving but it didn't work out so we decided to give the school a chance. Yes, they bus in a lot of kids and there is an emphasis on the arts. I don't agree with every policy and am not happy that the kids have to avoid any blue or red on their body (clothes, shoes, bags, etc) since they are gang colors. The school is so overcrowded, they need to have one way hall hallways! That said, my son is felling very comfortable at the school. He got a full year science and 7th grade math class which should push him academically. He was placed in Orchestra, as did many of his friends, even thought they didn't request it, but he's really enjoying learning the violin. Castillero has good sports programs in progress and planned (soccer, flag football, basketball, etc) which he loves. My son really likes his teachers and is enjoying the experience. Only a few weeks into the school year but so far it's been positive for a family that was so concerned that we were willing to sell our house and move to another middle school. I'll update this review after a few months.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2013

This is our "home" school and if you're child is not into the arts you are a total outsider. I find the school to be lacking in science and math. They school is too overcrowded and buses in students from other parts of the city. I understand the need for this magent, but feel they should balance out the core studies. Its very easy for a child to slide by here, big disappointment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 28, 2013

I went to Castillero and found the classes lacking,no sense of community and tolerance. It's way too crowded. I was involved in the choirs and it wasn't that great. If I could I would have went to another middle school.


Posted January 19, 2013

I just returned from my daughter's orchestra concert, and as always I come away from a Castillero event thinking, "Parents would expect to pay thousands of dollars in tuition if this were a private school!" Castillero has 6 bands, 5 orchestras, 5 choirs, a full time drama teacher, a full time dance teacher and 3 full time art teachers. Every child gets 1 1/2 electives per year (2 1/2 if your child takes 0 period). My daughters had in dance, band, orchestra, drama and art. Everything except dance was fantastic. The school has very little bullying because everyone has their arts niche where they feel comfortable, talented and happy. When my daughter graduated she wept, "I can't leave band! They are my brothers and sisters!" The school sacrifices 1 semester of science each year to get in an extra elective, but I consider it completely worthwhile. As in every school there are strong and weak teachers in every subject. Math, science, social studies and language arts could all use improvements here and there, but overall it is an amazing school and I know our family will be grateful for the rest of our lives that our daughters were able to attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2012

Castillero has excellent music, drama and art programs and offers high school courses like algebra 1 and geometry for students advanced In mathematics.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 21, 2012

This is no longer a neighborhood school in Almaden. They have 9 buses that bus in kids from out of area. The school is over populated. The administration lowers standards(academic and behavior) to accommodate bus in population. This school has really gone down the last few years. Kids get easy A's without much effort. They don't prepare kids well for HS. They sacrifice academics for performing arts. Administration doesn't do much with problem kids, rule enforcement. Kids know there are no consequences for bad behaviors. Parents concerns and feedback are not heard by the admin. The school offers lots of choices in electives but only 1 semester of Science. It is great for kids that likes performing arts. There are some great passionate teachers but they spent more time controlling classroom than teaching due to disruptive kids. Leadership is lacking at Castillero. The administration is in denial about the problems. Some of them they can't fix due to SJUSD mandates but a lot they can. Some parents are also in denial because their kids are enjoying and doing well in performing arts. There should be no reason why we can't have both, good academics and performing arts electives.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2012

We were not happy here at all. Many teachers who should be FIRED and are not. Students who need help don't get it, administrators turn their backs on them. Discrimination against students who are not into any performing arts programs runs rampant; both from administrators and other students. Huge problem with cliques and groups who think they are IT, primarily girls in dance who can be extremely cruel. Many students have a chip on their shoulders. Classrooms are also often uncontrolled, and this is the SCHOOL'S fault for not removing those students and contacting the parents, rather than leaving them in the classrooms to disturb those who want to learn..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 22, 2012

This is my son's second year here at this school . Just like every other junior high this school does face some troubled kids and some "wanna be" gang problems. However, I think the pro's outweigh the con's. I am very satisfied with the admin staff here at this school. Teachers and faculties can only do so much to stop the "bad" kids. Its up to the parents at home to raise their kids better!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 2, 2011

Not a good school if you want support from the principal or academic counselor. I agree with other parents and students is that if you're into music program, then it is a great school. The music teacher is excellent and is passionate about teaching. Unfortunately, there are also teachers in the school who are lazy, non-supportive and have zero passion in teaching. But since they are tenure, their job is safe. It really is a shame.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2011

HAS A Gang problem that they don't want to admit to even when the parents bring the issue to them.


Posted February 21, 2011

This school was higher ranking not too long ago which was more on par with the other Almaden schools. It is bothersome that it has quickly gone from ranking 8 to now a 6. I'm all for it continuing the performing arts and such, but would appreciate a return to a stronger academic program. Rating low on all 3 - teacher, principal, and parent - as it is a problem to solve together and hopefully sooner than later.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 30, 2010

This was the best school I've ever attended (I am a senior in high school now at Leland - DO NOT GO THERE FOR HIGH SCHOOL, trust me). Castillero is a magnet for performing arts, and might as well be for visual arts as well. There are some amazing teachers there, as well as staff and students. All my very best friends I met at Castillero. Yes, there are a few cliques, but for the most part people are friendly, nice, and fun to be around. It is really a fantastic school and I'll recommend it to any student who wants a great education with rich electives. - '07 Class Member


Posted June 4, 2010

Do not listen to the parent reviews. Listen to us kids! We actually take classes at Castillero! They're is no "Popular" and "other" group, but there are a few cliques. The teachers know how to keep down the volume. The staff are wonderful and know the answer to all of your questions if it is about Castillero itself. The acedemics are great, you get chances to learn something new!


Posted June 1, 2010

I attend Castillero Middle School and I love it here! The teachers are so nice and treat you with respect, I find myself learning new things everyday, and the electives are wonderful! I'm in 2 advance choirs and I love it! The teachers use creative ways to teach you new lessons and its always fun. If you're going to be in this school later, you shouldn't worry about what teacher you get, because all the teachers are awesome!


Posted January 21, 2010

This school is a wonderful. I am an 8th grader,all my three years I have experienced perfection.I feel totally ready for high school.
—Submitted by a student


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API score

846

Change from
2012 to 2013

+24

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API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

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API score

846

What is the API?
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Change from
2012 to 2013

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

384 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

381 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
54%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

400 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

355 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
49%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

324 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
30%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

416 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
62%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
0%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
94%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

437 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

415 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students74%
Females76%
Males70%
African American64%
Asian96%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disability60%
Students with no reported disability74%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate27%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to state65%

Math

All Students65%
Females67%
Males63%
African American55%
Asian96%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability58%
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to state66%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students100%
Females100%
Males100%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability100%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only100%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students71%
Females71%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asian93%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disability35%
Students with no reported disability73%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate41%
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)65%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to state60%

Math

All Students58%
Females54%
Males61%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disability35%
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate37%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate69%
Parent education - declined to state41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students58%
Females62%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asian78%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner26%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduate35%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
Parent education - declined to state67%

English Language Arts

All Students69%
Females69%
Males68%
African American42%
Asian90%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disability48%
Students with no reported disability70%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to state68%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students19%
Females16%
Males23%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino16%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)17%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disability7%
Students with no reported disability27%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate17%
Parent education - high school graduate24%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students100%
Females100%
Males100%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability100%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only100%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students62%
Females60%
Males63%
African American38%
Asian88%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability67%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented85%
Parent education - not a high school graduate29%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state53%

Science

All Students60%
Females57%
Males63%
African American17%
Asian90%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino37%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disability38%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to state42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 40%
Hispanic 38%
Asian 15%
Black 3%
Two or more races 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34%N/AN/A
English language learners 11%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

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  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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6384 Leyland Park Drive
San Jose, CA 95120
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Phone: (408) 535-6385

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