Well conducted residential schools help the students know and adapt to community living. They get a habit of proper scheduling and prioritising things. They get opportunity to socialise healthily. Students get more time to interact with teachers and clear their doubts. Teachers also get time for better monitoring students and devote time for special classes and orientation for those who need it. Students get more time for physical activity and collective recreations. Studious and interested students can make use of school library better.
If the schools do not have good system, control and discipline, there is chance the students going astray and falling to external and internal temptations. If there are no strict control for uniformity in dress, food, money and utility materials students may develop complexes. That can cause many issues even leading to physical and verbal intimidations and withdrawing and becoming aloof. Students may feel insecure and uncared when falling ill. They may get bored about the stereotype food and routine and may crave for change, which may force them to resort to wrongdoings also.
Day schools: Pros
Students are under the care of parents and family after school hours. It gives a feeling of safety and security. There cannot be a better substitute for one's home. The proximity of home and caring family gives them confidence and relieves them of many a burden. They can demand and get variety of food and outings with family. After school hours they have variety and choice in food, dress and recreation. Even when they fall sick, they feel secured and safe under the proximity and affection of family, and that helps faster recovery of health.
As there are parents and family members to take care of much needs, students may not become responsible and may not even take care of their own matters. From waking up onwards they depend on parents or other family members. Even if parents love them, the controls and regulations insisted by them make the students feel bored and lacking freedom and they develop a don't care attitude also. This can create many a tiffs at home. Students may be slow in developing social attitude and accommodative spirit.