Darüşşafaka High School
Coordinates: Darüşşafaka High School is one of the most prominent and influential schools of Turkey and is located in Maslak, Istanbul. The school was founded by the Darüşşafaka Association with the name "Islamic Education Association" in 1873. This date is controversial, with some sources claiming it was 1872. However, there is a consensus that the school started formal education in 1873 in the Fatih region of Istanbul, and gained its first graduates in 1881. The school moved to its current location in 1994.