Polly Plumer (California), 4:35 in 1982
The record for the fastest mile run the high school track is 3.53.43.
As of June 15, 2009, only 4 American High School runners have ever gone under 4 minutes in a 1 mile race. Jim Ryun, Tim Danielson, Marty Liquori, and Alan Webb (the current High School and American record holder in the mile)
Jim Ryun has the fastest mile time in a high-school only track meet. His hand-time was 3:58.
At the age of 18 Alan Webb ran 3:53.43 in the mile, setting a new high school record.
The current record for running the fastest mile relay race in high school is currently 3 minutes, 58 seconds, and 30 milliseconds. The record was set on May 15, 1965 by Jim Ryun from Wichita East High School.
The American record for the mile is 3:46.91 set by Alan Webb at a meet in Belgium in July, 2007.
As of February, 2008 that is Alan Webb of South Lakes HS in Reston, VA who ran a 3:53.43 at the Prefontaine Classic in 2001.
Jim Ryan established the high school and U.S. open mile record 3:55.3 as a senior in 1965, a record that stood as the high school record for 36 years until broken by Alan Webb's 3:53.43 in 2001.
Jim Ryun has the fastest mile time in a high-school only track meet. Alan Webb, holds the high-school boy's record at 3:53.43, but this was set in 2001 at the Prefontaine Classic, which is a professional meet.