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New York State Regents Exams (PDF Files)

NYS Regents Exams in PDF format are part of the Library's Digital Collections. In addition to current exams, many historical ones have also been digitized: some of the oldest Regents Exams currently available online are in Physical Geography (1884) and Astronomy (1893).

Not all of the older exams have been digitized. If you are looking for an exam that's not in our Digital Collections, you may contact Reference Services about obtaining a copy. Please note, however, that document delivery fees may apply.

Regents Exams, listed by subject, available in the Digital Collections

Subject Area Exams Currently Given Exams Previously Given in the Subject
English English (1949 - )  
Foreign Languages

Foreign language exams in German, Hebrew and Latin
were eliminated in 2010; exams in Italian, French and Spanish were eliminated in 2011.

  • French (1949 - 2011)
  • German (1934 - 2008)
  • Greek (1935-36)
  • Hebrew (1949 - 2008)
  • Italian (1934 - 2011)
  • Latin (1934 - 2009)
  • Spanish (1934 - 2011)
History/Geography
Social Studies
  • United States History and Government (1988 -)
  • Global History & Geography (2000 -)
  • Asian and African Culture Studies (1976 - 1977)
  • Global Studies (1989 - 2000)
  • Physical Geography
  • Social Studies (1968 - 1988) and Social Studies - Preliminary (1950 - 1951)
  • World History (1950 - 1968)
  • American History 1, 2, and 3 (1934 - 1969) (including American History and World Backgrounds)
  • Citizenship Education (1952 - 1953)
Math
  • Integrated Algebra (2008 -)
  • Geometry (2009 -)
  • Algebra 2/Trigonometry (2010 -)
  • Mathematics, including:
    • Mathematics - Preliminary (1950-1955)
    • 9th Year Mathematics (1967 - 1988)
    • 10th Year Mathematics (1948 - 1986)
    • 11th Year Mathematics (1948 - 1986)
    • 12th Year Mathematics - Advanced Algebra (1954-1960)
    • Mathematics A (1999 - 2009)
    • Mathematics B (2001-2010)
    • Mathematics Course 1 (1977 - 2002)
    • Mathematics Course 2 (1977 - 2003)
    • Mathematics Course 3 (1984 - 2004)
  • 9th Grade Elementary Algebra (1955)
  • Advanced Algebra (1934 - 1954)
  • Business Arithmetic (1930 - 1955) - called Commercial Arithmatic from 1930-1935
  • Intermediate Algebra (1934 - 1957)
  • Plane Geometry (1934 - 1955)
  • Solid Geometry (1934 - 1955)
  • Trigonometry (1934 - 1953)
  • Plane Trigonometry (1934 - 1942)
Science
  • Chemistry (1949 -)
  • Earth Science (1941 -)
  • Living Environment (1999 -)
  • Physics (1934 -)
  • Astronomy
  • Science (and Health)- Preliminary (1944 - 1953)
  • Biology (1949 - 2001)
Vocational Topics

 

  • Agriculture (1936-61)
  • Architecture
  • Art (1935-1959)
  • Bookkeeping (1935-86)
  • Business Math and Law (1936-82)
  • Electricity and Power Generation
  • Homemaking (1935-61)
  • Music (1935-61)
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Mechanical and Structural Design
  • Shorthand, Typewriting and Transcription (1930-80)
  • Textiles

Exam Information from SED's Office of State Assessment

Last Updated: August 10, 2021