The school has ten classrooms, a library, and
computer, chemistry, physics and biology laboratories.
Today around 70 pupils, both boys and girls,
attend the school. A former pupil, now a specialist
in internal medicine, Dr Yorgi Adosoglu,
said that in the past there were about 400 boys
at the school, and there were no women on the
staff. He recalled that some of the pupils used
to help at Sunday services in the patriarchal
The school is visible from a considerable distance,
and immediately recognisable with its red brick
and white decoration. To reach it is a short
but steep walk up the steep winding roads from
the southern shore of the Golden Horn.