James Rumsey Technical Institute
|Established:||1967, in Martinsburg, West Virginia|
The James Rumsey Technical Institute (JRTI) is a technical institute in Martinsburg, on the border of Hedgesville, West Virginia. It is named after James Rumsey, an American mechanical engineer and inventor from Shepherdstown, West Virginia. JRTI was started/founded on March 25, 1969. Serving the tri-county area JRTI has grown to become the most well known technical-education agency in the area.
Main Phone 304-754-7925 Learning Center 304-754-7912
Ms. Donna VanMetre, Principal/Director
Ms. Kathy Morgan, Assistant Principal (Post-Secondary)
Mr. Mitch Rinker, Assistant Principal (High School)
High School Education
JRTI offers seventeen high school courses. The school also staffs academic teachers for students who wish to attend James Rumsey all day. High School teachers are staffed in the four major area of studies; Math, English, Science, and Social Studies.
Child Development Specialist
Emergency and Fire Services Technology
General Building Construction
Machine Tool Technology (Machine Trades)
Materials Distribution (Warehousing)
Internet Development Academy
- Admission to a high school course requires students to have implacable attendance and reading skills, as some courses are taught on a college level.
Those who wish to enroll for a high school course should contact their home school guidance counselor for more information.
JRTI offers eight post secondary courses.
Licensed Practical Nursing
Those who wish to enroll for a post-secondary course should contact the school at 304-754-7925.
- James Rumsey Technical Institute Website
- James Rumsey Technical Institute School of Practical Nursing