Hey foncused, I did well in school too! But when I think of why I did well, the ADHD starts to make sense. My grades should’ve been lower because I never did my homework. But I either whipped it out as it was being collected, or my teachers bumped my grade because they liked me and knew I knew the material. I got away with it undiagnosed because I was charming, very smart, and because the environment around me had very high standards for success. It’s like they dragged me upwards.
If you’re curious but not very interested in an ADHD diagnosis, consider neuropsych testing on executive functioning.