Small Mustafa, in June 1887, his first education in Hafiz Mehmet Efendi's neighborhood school for a while complying with the desire of his mother continued, but at the request of his father soon Şemsi Efendi School in Salonika was that modern education and graduated from primary school here. Master Shams, because new students to appreciate the talents and intelligence, a small school are extremely pleased with Mustafa.
Small Mustafa, his father died when reading in this school. Upon the death of Ali Riza Efendi, a period of three children Zübeyde Female Rapla farm located near Salonika Lankaza'da Subaşı settled near his brother Hüseyin Efendi. Mustafa studied because of the small farm life inevitably hampered for a while. However, he soon returned to Salonika, next to his aunt, his education continued where he left off.