The Pequa area is known for its well-kept homes, various amenities and large population of mid-to-upper middle class families, and generally a kick-ass area to live.
From the tree-lined streets to the well-kept homes to the plethora of fine dining, waterfront homes, private beaches and shopping available, the Pequa's are one of the nicest areas to live on Long Island. Massapequa has some of the best Schools in the entire country. Two of the Elementary schools are in the top 1% bracket in the entire state of NY:
Birch Lane & East Lake Elementary.
Other prestigious blue-ribbon quality schools in the Massapequa Union Free School District #23 include:
Berner Middle School
Massapequa High School
Pequa, also 'Pequan', generally refers to Massapequa.