Mr. Asa E. Low, Jr. was born on January 9, 1945. He attended North Texas State University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science and a Master’s Degree in Music Education with a second teaching field in English.
Mr. Low began teaching at Lewisville High School and then at the Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, where he founded the Carrollton-Farmers Branch All-District Boys’ Choir. While teaching, Mr. Low married Linda Goolsby and had four children: Ambre, Asa III, Aaron and Andrew.
In 1979, Mr. Low came to the Mansfield ISD, assuming the role of choral director at Mansfield High School. For 29 years, Mr. Low was an enthusiastic and committed teacher to the MISD; developing the middle school choir program, starting the intermediate school choir program, as well as writing and receiving numerous grants for MHS Choir and Band performances at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas.
A former student, Megan Smith, recalls, "Mr. Low was the most amazing teacher I have ever had. He loved to inspire all of his students…and most of his students found him unforgettable. He inspired me to always do my best and always go for my dreams.”
After 41 years of encouraging and mentoring students, Mr. Low retired in June of 2008.
Fierce About Learning
The mission of Asa E. Low Jr. Intermediate School is to stimulate an ongoing process in which educators, parents, and community members work collaboratively to provide rigorous and challenging instruction to ensure success for all students.
We will combine high standards and high expectations, maintain a safe and secure learning environment, promote character development, build relationships, and provide opportunities for community and parent involvement.
We commit to an established system of reflection and support demonstrating the pride we have in Asa E. Low, Jr. Intermediate School.