James Rumsey Technical Institute

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James Rumsey Technical Institute
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Established: 1967, in Martinsburg, West Virginia
Type: Public coeducational
Principal/Director: Vicki Jenkins
City: Martinsburg
State: WV
Country: USA
Enrolled: 191
Website: http://www.jamesrumsey.com

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.

Contact Information[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Automotive Technology

Child Development Specialist


Criminal Justice

Diesel Mechanics

Electrical Technology

Emergency and Fire Services Technology

General Building Construction

Graphic Communications

Graphic Design

Health Occupations

Machine Tool Technology (Machine Trades)


Materials Distribution (Warehousing)

Internet Development Academy



Welding Technology

    • 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.

Post-Secondary Education[edit]

JRTI offers eight post secondary courses.

Automotive Technology

Culinary Arts

Electromechanical Technology


Licensed Practical Nursing

Office/Computer Technology

Surgical Technology

Truck Driving

Those who wish to enroll for a post-secondary course should contact the school at 304-754-7925.

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