Every learning mode has their own pros and cons. None can guarantee a single learning mode to be 100% perfect. I would say it depends on the student and the program.
Some kids are good at online-based learning and some do better with a teacher in front of them. However, the quality of the instruction has a huge impact on student success. One of the benefits of some online curriculums is that they have searched for the best of the best for teachers so that everyone can enjoy top-notch teachers. Some schools have some amazing tech programs going on that might give their students an edge once they graduate. Again, it all depends on the student and the school.
At my point of view and experience, an Online study is better than offline study.
Online learning gives you a flexible, affordable, customized way of learning. A student can study from anywhere they want by simply logging into student account and can even interact with the fellow students and online instructors through the learning forum webinars.
Whereas for students who do not have access to good teachers and basically wants to concentrate on content learning online mode is as good as offline.
If you're extremely busy and can't seem to find the time to take classes in a classroom, then you'll probably be better off as an online student.
Online education may also be beneficial for elementary-age children, whose both parents are busy working.
Many online schools are similar to traditional schools- they have a set curriculum, with real books and most work being done away from the computer. However, you can personalize the education with the classes you decide to take.
The Advantages of online learning are: