USA Track & Field, the governing body for track & field in the United States, doesn't maintain statistics by grade, but by age group. For younger competitors, the age divisions are maintained in two-year intervals.
According to USATF, the boys "Midget" (ages 10 - 11) record was set on July 26, 2001 by Reginald Warren of Smyrna Georgia. He covered 800m in 2:07.21.
The boy's "Youth" (ages 12 - 13) record is currently held by Cody Harper of Albuquerque, NM. On July 28, 2001, Cody ran 1:56.36 for the distance.
Both records were set in Sacramento, CA, which hosted the 2001 USATF Junior Olympic National Championships.
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