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7th – 8th Grade

Briscoe Junior High

Candela Eagles continue their pursuit of a top-rated education at Briscoe Junior High. The school has a student body of approximately 1,225 seventh and eighth-graders. Like other junior highs in Richmond TX, the school lets each student explore talents and interests outside of academics through activities and clubs including, journalism, choir, championship-level athletics, FFA, cheerleading, and more. For homebuyers looking at communities that attend junior highs in Richmond TX, Candela is top of the class. We are proud to be zoned to Briscoe Junior High.

Notable Programs

  • Special Education
  • ESL
  • Hospitality
  • Orchestra
  • Technology Awareness
  • STEM


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Cheerleading

Extracurricular Clubs

  • Academic UIL
  • Family Consumer Sciences
  • FFA
  • Journalism/Yearbook
  • Student Council
  • Technology Student Association

Fun Fact

Briscoe Junior High is named after Andrew J. Briscoe, a Texas patriot whose legacy lives on as many of his descendants have attended, taught at, and support Lamar ISD schools.

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